Air Peace appoints first female MD
AIR Peace has appointed Oluwatoyin Olajide as its new managing director.
Olajide is the first female managing director of the new airline.
The graduate of Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos also studied at the Cranfield University in the United Kingdom .
Prior to her appointment, she was head of the Safety Department, chief operating officer and acting managing director.
She is bringing on boardmany years of experience in banking, aviation, marketing, among others.
The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Air Peace, Allen Onyeama, said her vast experience and exposure in the sector would put her in good stead to run airline that is poised to revolutionise the industry.
Onyeama said the management team of Air Peace led by Olajide would offer the best module to deliver service driven air transportation in Nigeria.
He said: ” She is a dynamic, self-motivated and competent young lady, who is assertive, result-oriented with problem solving skills.
“Highly organised and accustomed to being involved within fast pace environments, trustworthy and an amazing team player.
“She is attentive to details, assertive, value-focused, and investigative, with good grasp of technological solutions. Ability to rapidly accommodate various concepts , which would enable her to be an asset, adding value and contributes to organisational development.”
Olajide is a Federal Aviation Administration licensed aircraft dispatcher, with vast exposure and training in risk management , aviation safety management system, aircraft maintenance inspection and allied fields.
She has served as Quality Assurance Inspector at Bellview Airlines.
At Air Peace , she handled the overall management activities concerning the standards required by law.