Changes at Cathay Pacific as Watson moves to parent company and Chan to head Environmental Affairs
Thu 24 Sep 2015 – Mark Watson, Cathay Pacific’s Head of Environmental Affairs for the past seven years, has moved to the airline’s parent company, the Swire Group, to assume the role of global Head of Sustainable Development. In this expanded role, Watson assumes responsibility for overall group sustainability strategy and performance including those companies under Swire Pacific (including aviation, beverages, marine, trading & industrial and property divisions) as well as the group’s private entities. He will report directly to Cathay Pacific and Swire Pacific Chairman, John Slosar.
Within Cathay Pacific, the Environmental Affairs Department will now be headed up by Evelyn Chan, previously the airline’s Environmental Projects Manager. She will assume responsibility for the delivery of the CX group’s sustainable development strategy and targets, and will report to James Tong, Cathay Pacific’s Director of Corporate Affairs.