Edinburgh Airport has announced that Kevin Brown, its current Managing Director, will be stepping down. Brown will be leaving to take up the post of chief executive officer at North Queensland Airport Group, in Cairns, Australia.
His successor will be Jim O’Sullivan, currently BAA Technical Standards and Assurance Director, who will take up the role on 1 September. Sullivan spent 14 years at British Airways, including a stint as General Manager of Concorde.
Colin Matthews, chief executive of BAA, said; “Kevin Brown leaves a healthy airport that is performing well in difficult circumstances. We wish him well in his exciting new role and thank him for the substantial contribution he has made to BAA at Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Southampton and Heathrow Airports.”
Edinburgh Airport is currently the fifth largest airport in the UK by passenger numbers.