Fastjet PLC (LON:FJET)

Fastjet PLC (LON:FJET)


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Fastjet PLC RNS Release

Directorate Change


RNS Number : 2167V
Fastjet PLC
05 April 2019
 

5 April 2019

fastjet Plc

("fastjet" or the "Company" or the "Group")

          Directorate Change

 

Further to the announcement made on 28 December 2018 regarding the resignation of Group Chief Financial Officer Michael Muller, fastjet is pleased to announce the appointment of his replacement, Kris Jaganah, to its Board.

 

Mr Jaganah, 39, has been seconded to fastjet in the role of Deputy Chief Financial Officer since October 2018. Mr Muller remained in his role at fastjet until the end of March 2019 to ensure a smooth transition.

 

Kris Jaganah is employed by Bridgewater Administration Limited ("Bridgewater"), a company providing Accounting and Administrative services to Solenta Aviation Holdings Limited ("SAHL") amongst others. Kris has been seconded to fastjet Plc for an initial period of three years, with the aim of utilising his strong IT and systems focus, together with his aviation experience, in order to drive enhancements in systems, reporting and data automation. In addition to three years of aviation experience, Mr Jaganah has over ten years' experience in the financial services sector, as well as four years in the pharmaceutical industry. Mr Jaganah is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants following qualification in 2006. Bridgewater and SAHL are related parties.

 

Commenting on the appointment, fastjet Chairman Rashid Wally, said: 

 

"I am delighted to welcome Kris into his new role. The range and depth of experience and expertise he brings will prove valuable as the Company moves forward through 2019 and beyond."

 

fastjet Chief Executive Officer Nico Bezuidenhout, added:

 

"I would also like to personally thank Michael for his significant contribution and dedication to the fastjet Board and senior management team. He leaves with our best wishes for the future."

 

 

Mr Jaganah holds or has held the following directorships in the five years preceding his appointment at fastjet:

 

Current

 

Federal Airlines (Pty) Limited

 

Previous

 

Acia Aero Leasing Limited

ACIA Aero Limited               

Aeroserve Holdings Limited

Aircraft Leasing & Management Limited

Aviation Investments Limited

Aviation Leasing Company Limited

Bridgewater Administration Limited

Specialised Leasing Services Limited

Stripes Aero Company Limited

Network Aviation Management Services Limited

IPR Conversions Limited

Cahone Company Limited

Cahone Mauritius Limited

ACIA Aero Parts Company Limited

ACIA Aero Technics & Leasing SAS

ACIA Aero Parts Company SAS

AWK Aero Limited

SAFMIN Holdings Limited

IPR Conversions (Switzerland) Ltd

ACIA Aero Operations Limited

ACIA Investments Limited

Aeromann Leasing Limited               

IPR Leasing Limited

Aurora Investments Limited

Aviation Management Services Limited

KGV Trading Company Limited

 

In relation to Kris Jaganah's appointment to the Board, there is no further information required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 to the AIM Rules.

 

This announcement is released by fastjet and contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 (MAR), and is disclosed in accordance with the Company's obligations under Article 17 of MAR. This announcement is being made on behalf of the Company by Kris Jaganah, Chief Financial Officer of fastjet.

 

For more information, contact:

  

fastjet Plc

Tel: +27 (0) 10 070 5151

Nico Bezuidenhout, Chief Executive Officer

Kris Jaganah, Chief Financial Officer

 


 

Liberum Capital Limited - Nominated Adviser and Broker

 

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3100 2222

Andrew Godber

Clayton Bush

James Greenwood

Trystan Cullen

 


UK media - Citigate Dewe Rogerson

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7638 9571

Angharad Couch

Toby Moore

Nick Hayns


 

NOTES TO EDITORS

About fastjet Plc

                                                                                                                   

fastjet is a multi-award winning (including Skytrax World Airline Awards Best Low-Cost Airline in Africa 2017 and Leading African Low-Cost Carrier, World Travel Awards 2016, 2017 and 2018) African value airline for everyone that began flight operations in Tanzania in November 2012, flying passengers from Dar es Salaam to just two domestic destinations - Kilimanjaro and Mwanza.

Today, fastjet's route network includes flights from Harare to Bulawayo, Harare to Victoria Falls and from Harare and Victoria Falls to Johannesburg in South Africa. fastjet began branded domestic flights in Mozambique (Operated by Solenta Aviation Mozambique) in November 2017 and its network currently flies between Maputo and Beira, Quelimane and Tete. The airline has flown over 3.5 million passengers with an impressive on-time performance aggregate, establishing itself as a punctual, reliable, and affordable carrier.

 

 


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