Aireen Omar

Aireen Omar
  • Chief Executive Officer, AirAsia, Malaysia

Degree in Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science; MA in Economics, New York University. Began career at Deutsche Bank Securities: 1997-2000, Associate, New York and London; lastly, at the Equity Arbitrage Proprietary Trading Desk. 2001, returned to Malaysia. Worked in major local financial institutions, including Maybank Group. 2006, joined AirAsia as Director, Corporate Finance. Portfolio expanded to include Treasury, Fuel Procurement and Investor Relations functions. Former Regional Head of Corporate Finance, Treasury and Investor Relations. Since July 2012, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. Has played a critical role in AirAsia's transformation into the largest low-cost airline in Asia.