Campbell Wilson Exits Scoot to join Air India and Leslie Thng Takes Over as CEO

Scoot’s Chief Executive Officer, Campbell Wilson has resigned and will leave the low-cost carrier of Singapore Airlines Group on 15 June 2022 to join Air India as their new CEO.

Leslie Thng, who is Singapore Airlines Sales and Marketing Senior Vice President, will take over the role on 16 June 2022.

50 year old Campbell joined SIA in April 1996. He has been CEO of Scoot since April 2020, and was previously Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, SIA, between September 2016 and March 2020. He was the founding CEO of Scoot between 2011 to 2016, in his first stint with the airline when it was still a long-haul low-cost carrier, and prior to its merger with short-haul low-cost carrier Tigerair. He has also run SIA’s overseas operations in Canada, Hong Kong, and Japan.

Leslie, 47, has been with the SIA Group for 23 years. Prior to his current role, Mr Thng was CEO of Vistara, SIA’s Indian joint venture with Tata Sons, between October 2017 and December 2021. He was Chief Commercial Officer of Scoot from May 2016 to October 2017, and Chief Executive of SIA’s regional carrier SilkAir between August 2012 and May 2016.

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