Comair Limited has appointed Piet van Hoven and Glenn Orsmond as Directors of the company, according to a SENS notice that Tourism Update has had sight of.
Van Hoven, who has been associated with Comair for 55 years, will serve as an Independent Non-executive Director of the company. After 41 years with the company, he retired and thereafter served as an Independent Non-executive Director. In 2012, he was appointed Independent Non-executive Chairman of the board, providing invaluable leadership and expertise, before stepping down in August 2019 and resigning as Director in January 2020.
Orsmond has over 25 years of experience in an executive capacity in the airline industry. He holds a BCom degree and is a chartered accountant. He is best known as Founder and CEO of 1Time, and was involved in the founding of low-cost start-up, Skywise. He has served as Financial Director of both 1Time and Comair. He returned to Comair in 2019 as joint CEO, was retrenched in March 2020 and returned for a second time in November 2020, as CEO.
The other members of the board are Non-executive Independent Directors Naran Maharaj and Njabulo B. Sithole.