Posted on: 24 September 2010 by Ross McSweeny
Marc Lamidey, president & CEO, Brit Air has been elected president of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA).
He was voted in by members at the Association’s AGM which formed part of the annual ERA General Assembly in Barcelona. Lamidey takes over from Antonis Simigdalas, CEO of Olympic Air and prior to that, COO of Aegean Airlines, who has served as ERA president for the last six years.
Filling the vice-president position held by Lamidey is Martin Isler, EVP airline, Luxair, who sits alongside existing vice-president Carlos Bertomeu, CEO of Air Nostrum.
There was only one airline vacancy (Regular members) available on the Board this year, and members voted in Pedro Agustín del Castillo, president of Binter Canarias.
In the Associate III category (Airports) Roland Hermann, managing director of Salzburg Airport was re-elected for a further 3-year term.
In the Associate II category (Suppliers) members elected Denis Forestier, airline marketing director eastern, FlightSafety International, while Olaf Dlugi of ODC Consulting was re-elected in the Affiliate II category.