Wataniya Airways, Kuwait's premium service airline, has appointed industry veteran Lee Shave as the company's new Chief Commercial Officer.
Lee Shave brings along with him over 20 years of expertise in the international aviation sector to the airline. He has held several marketing, sales and commercial positions in some of the world's most prestigious airlines, said George Cooper, Wataniya Airways CEO.
'We have big ambitions for Wataniya Airways and are building a team that can take us to greater heights. Shave is joining at a pivotal moment in our history as we approach the end of our first year of operations and his long experience in the commercial aviation field means that he is ideally placed to help us continue our growth and development in a way that lives up to our own and our guests ambitions'.
Shave began his airline career with British Airways in 1991, before moving to Swissair as executive VP Sales and Marketing and Product.
After several years in Zurich, he moved to the Gulf working with Qatar Airways and then as VP Marketing and Sales at Gulf Air.