Easy Jet has announced its CFO, Andrew Findlay, has planned to leave the company in May 2021.
In the meantime, Findlay will continue with his existing responsibilities and the search for his successor will now commence, the company said.
He joined the company in 2015, he also previously held the position of chief financial officer at Halfords Group from February 2011 to October 2015. Prior to this, he was also the director of finance, tax and treasury at Marks and Spencer.
Findlay said although he has given notice to leave Easy Jet in a year’s time, he remains “fully committed to the business” to support CEO Jonah Lundgren and to ensure easyJet “successfully weathers this unprecedented time for the airline industry”.
He said: “By the end of my notice period I will have been with this great company for almost six years and it will be the right time to pass the financial reins to someone who will help take easyJet into its next chapter.
“I would like to thank the shareholders who supported me and my fellow directors in the recent general Meeting. I intend to repay that support in the coming year”
Lundgren added: “I speak on behalf of my fellow colleagues in that we will be sorry to see him leave next year, however we all look forward to working with Andrew over the coming 12 months as we successfully steer Easy Jet though this unprecedented times for the industry.
“I would like to thank Andrew for his continued contribution to ensure the long-term success of Easy Jet.”