Thai Airways elevates CFO to new chief executive amid restructuring plan

Thai Airways elevates CFO to new chief executive amid restructuring plan

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Thai Airways is pictured at its office building in central Bangkok, Thailand, January 5, 2016. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Thai Airways International PCL said on Friday that Chai Eamsiri would become the company’s chief executive officer from Feb. 1, as it proceeds with a pandemic-driven restructuring plan.

Chai, currently the firm’s chief financial officer, was chosen for the top job from 53 internal and external candidates, the company said in a statement.

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