Steve Griffiths has been appointed chief working officer of London Stansted Airport.
He was most just lately chief working officer for the London Underground at Transport for London and beforehand chief working officer for Virgin Atlantic Airways.
Griffiths will likely be liable for the protected and safe day after day management of the airport whereas it undertakes its largest ever capital programme and report on to Ken
O’Toole, chief government of London Stansted Airport.
He’ll take up his position on the UK’s fourth largest airport on the October 15th, changing Brad Miller who will likely be transferring to Manchester to take up the position of chief of workers for Stansted’s father or mother firm, Manchester Airports Group.
Commenting on the appointment, O’Toole mentioned: “Steve joins Stansted on the most enjoyable interval in our historical past – we’re the quickest rising main airport within the UK, have simply launched into a transformational £600 million building programme and proceed to draw new airways, and assist the expansion of current companions, to serve the colourful London market and burgeoning japanese England area.
“Steve has a wealth of expertise with explicit strengths in customer support, security, operational excellence and the administration of various stakeholder relationships.
“I’m assured that Steve will convey the power and expertise required to construct on the good foundations that exist at Stansted and I look ahead to working with him because the airport continues its upward trajectory.
“I might additionally wish to thank Brad for his time at Stansted.
“He has been a very talked-about determine right here and thru his appreciable information of the enterprise and its individuals, has had made a big impression to our tradition and the best way through which we, and our companions throughout the airport, function as one staff.”
Throughout his time as chief working officer for London Underground, Griffiths was accountable for the protected, safe and environment friendly supply of London Underground operations and the client promise ‘Each Journey Issues’.
He led a staff of 17,000 individuals from entrance line buyer operations via to engineering and upkeep.
Highlights of his time within the position included the profitable launch of the Evening Tube and transformation of the stations working mannequin to boost customer support.
Griffiths mentioned: “The chance to affix London Stansted within the subsequent stage of its growth is basically thrilling and I’m wanting ahead to working with Ken and the staff to drive the enterprise on and guarantee all these utilizing the airport have essentially the most seamless and gratifying expertise attainable.
“It’s clear that Stansted has big potential and my position will give attention to working with the proficient staff and with our companions and stakeholders throughout the airport, to ship unrivalled customer support in a protected and environment friendly working setting.
“In doing so we are going to allow London Stansted to proceed to be the quickest rising airport in London over the subsequent ten years, a interval throughout which we anticipate greater than 50 per cent of all of London’s air visitors progress to return via London Stansted.”