Virgin Atlantic has confirmed the appointment of Shai Weiss to the role of chief financial officer, effective from July 7.
Weiss will join Virgin Atlantic from Virgin Group, where he has been an Investment Partner since 2007.
In this role Weiss also serves on the boards of a number of Virgin Group portfolio companies including Virgin Atlantic. He will report to Virgin Atlantic CEO Craig Kreeger.
“As we continue to make strong progress against our plans for profitability, I am delighted to appoint Shai as our CFO,” said Kreeger.
“As Shai has been an active member of the Virgin Atlantic Board since the summer of 2012, he has significant knowledge of our business and is well positioned to take on this critical role.”