Mr. Naresh Goyal | Chairman
Mr. Naresh Goyal, the founder Chairman of Jet Airways, India’s premier airline, has over 39 years of experience in the Civil Aviation industry. With his vast experience in the field of aviation, Mr. Goyal is the recipient of several national and international awards. Mr. Goyal currently serves on the prestigious International Air Transport Association (IATA) Board of Governors for the year 2009-2010.
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Mr. Ali Ghandour | Director
Mr. Ali Ghandour, a Jordanian national, has been a Director of the Company since February 1998. Mr. Ghandour is a qualified aeronautical engineer from New York University, U.S.A. Mr. Ghandour has over 50 years of experience in the civil aviation industry. He was an advisor to the late King Hussein of Jordan and was earlier the Founder & Chairman of the Royal Jordanian Airlines. He has also been associated with the development of a number of airlines in the Middle east including: ARAB WINGS, Arab Air Cargo, Sierra Leon Airline, and the Royal Academy of Aeronautics.
Mr. Victoriano P. Dungca | Director
Mr. Victoriano P. Dungca, an American national, has been a Director of the Company since January 1999. Mr. Dungca holds an MBA from Cornell University, U.S.A. and is a Certified Public Accountant from the U.S.A. Mr. Dungca has had a long and distinguished career with Philippine Airlines and retired as its Executive Vice President. He is currently a financial advisor based in California, U.S.A.
Mr. Javed Akhtar | Director
Mr. Javed Akhtar, an Indian national has been a Director of the Company since March 1993. Mr. Akhtar holds a Bachelor of Arts degree. Mr. Akhtar is a well-known poet, lyricist, screenplay and scriptwriter and is a famous media personality. Mr. Akhtar has won the Filmfare Award Fifteen times, and is a five-time National Award winner for the best lyricist.
Mr. Iftikar M. Kadri | Director
Mr. Iftikar M. Kadri, an Indian national, has been a Director of the Company since February 2000. Mr. Kadri holds a Bachelors degree in Engineering from Pune University. He is a member of the Council of Architecture, New Delhi and a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Architects and a fellow of the Indian Institute of Interior Design. Mr. Kadri set up his practice as an architect in 1960 and is actively involved with the problems relating to rebuilding of dilapidated buildings in Mumbai and exploring technological solutions for mass housing schemes. He was also a member of the Steering Committee appointed by the Government of Maharashtra to suggest strategies for solving the housing problems of Mumbai. Mr. Kadri was awarded a citation in 1993 as an Outstanding Architectural Engineer by the Institution of Engineers in India. He was the Sheriff of Mumbai in 1994. He is also the General Secretary of the prestigious Nehru Centre in Mumbai.
Mr. Aman Mehta | Director
Mr. Aman Mehta, an Indian national, has been a Director of the Company since September 2004. Mr. Mehta holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from Delhi University. He joined the HSBC group in 1968. He subsequently held several senior positions with the HongKong Shanghai Banking Corporation and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Asia Pacific in January 1999, a position he held until his retirement in December 2003. Mr. Mehta is also a member of the governing board of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. Mr. Mehta serves as an independent director on the boards of several companies in India as well as in the UK, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Mr. Gaurang Shetty | Director
Mr. Gaurang Shetty, an Indian national, is a Bachelors in Science with over 32 years experience in the aviation industry. He joined the Company in 1996 as General Manager - Marketing and was promoted to Vice President - Marketing in 2004. Currently, at Jet Airways he is Sr. Vice President - Commercial and is responsible for all commercial activities related to In-flight Services & Customer Services including Cargo for both domestic and international operations. Prior to joining the Company, he was with British Airways as its Marketing Manager - South Asia, where he was responsible for passenger marketing, customer service and cargo. He was appointed as a Director of the Company on May 24, 2012. On the said date he was also appointed as "Manager" under the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956.
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