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Fastjet CEO Ed Winter to step down

Staff writer |
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania - January 13, 2016, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania - Fastjet announced that Ed Winter has decided to step down as CEO and will remain in post until a new CEO is appointed.

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Mr. Winter will stay at the Company in an advisory capacity for an agreed period of time.

Mr. Winter has over 40 years of airline experience spanning from the traditional full service model of BOAC/British Airways through to one of the most successful low cost airlines, easyJet.

Mr. Winter started his aviation career as a pilot with BOAC. He held a number of senior management positions within British Airways including Chief Pilot and Head of Operations BA Regional, Chief Pilot London Gatwick and Chief Pilot Long haul Aircraft. He was a founder director and Chief Operating Officer of low cost airline Go, and grew the airline profitably to 28 aircraft.

Following an MBO and the subsequent sale of Go to easyJet, Mr. Winter had the role of Integration Director whilst also he as CEO of Go. Once the integration process at easyJet was complete, he served as Chief Operating Officer.

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