Asia’s largest low-cost airline – An Executive Search

21st January 2020

Asia’s largest low-cost airline – An Executive Search

Set to be become the world’s first truly digital airline, our client are already Asia’s number one low cost carrier with aggressive expansion plans across the group in the APAC region in aviation and digital e-commerce.

The Situation & Assignment

Due to restructuring of the senior leadership team, Oaklands Global was retained to conduct a top level Chief Financial Officer search to work hand in hand with the CEO of the Indonesian division of the group.

Due to the sensitivity of the position; discretion and confidentially was paramount.

The Process

After a thorough and defined briefing process with predefined experience and essential criteria. Our Executive Search team went to the market, penetrating the local workforce and identified a long list from the Big Four consultancies.

Utilising experienced headhunting techniques, they were able to pinpoint a shortlist of key desirable candidates. After several interview stages with key senior leadership, extensive 24/7 process management and a rigorous negotiation process, mutual terms between client and candidate were agreed.

The employment commences in early 2020.

The End Result

Securing our client a highly accredited Chief Financial Officer with excellent suitability for the position, and in perfect synergy with the company’s growth plans and strategic financial governance, ensuring their market leading position continues.

Building On The Relationship

This assignment enabled Oaklands Global to further cement an ever-growing strategic partnership with our client. Demonstrating the business can support organisations worldwide with the key assignments from the top down.