Posted on: 21 September 2010 by Ross McSweeny
The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX), formerly theWorld Airline Entertainment Association (WAEA), is proud to announce the election oftwo new members to its Board of Directors.
Jonathan Norris, the vice president of the cabin design office for Airbus, and ChristineZhu, product manager for Inflight Communications and Entertainment, for CathayPacific Airways, Ltd., have both been elected to serve on the board.
“I am looking forward to working with Jonathan and Christine,” said APEX BoardPresident Patrick Brannelly, “The experience they and the companies they representbring to the board will allow us to further enhance the airline passenger experience.”
Norris and Zhu will both serve one year terms, having been duly elected by the votingmembership of APEX which has representation from throughout the inflightentertainment industry and passenger communications industry from the world’sleading airlines and vendors.The President, Vice President, Treasurer, and four director positions were all up forelection this year. Sitting members of the Board running unopposed were PresidentPatrick Brannelly of Emirates, Vice President Manoela Amaro of TAM Airlines andTreasurer Linda Palmer of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Non-Theatrical.Directors, Chris Babb of Delta Air Lines, and Neil James of Panasonic AvionicsCorporation, were re-elected, and will serve one and two-year terms, respectively.
The Secretary, Dominic Green, Immediate Past President, Christine Ringger, and twodirectors, Kevin Bremer and Leigh Mantle, are sustaining members on the APEX Board.
Results of the election were formerly announced on Thursday 16 September during theAnnual General Meeting (AGM) of the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX).
The AGM is a platform for APEX members to discuss important association business,plan for the future, and share ideas and comments about the association to the board ofdirectors.