New Delhi: In a major reshuffle, the GMR group has appointed chief executive officer of GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL), P.S. Nair as the new CEO of the Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL).
Nair replaces B.S. Santharaju, who joined Indus Towers Ltd as CEO.
He has a 32-year experience in airport operations, infrastructure planning and development and prior to joining GHIAL, Nair was a board member in the Airports Authority of India (AAI), an official said.
During his tenure with AAI, he also worked as the airport director of Thiruvananthapuram, Mumbai and Delhi airports.
Nair as the CEO of GHIAL, also known as Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, took care of the overall operational activities of the airport and has been brought in to ensure the smooth transition of DIAL’s new terminal T3, scheduled to be operational next year, sources said.
P. Sripathy, CEO of GMR Airport Developers Ltd, will succeed Nair as CEO of GHIAL. Sripathy would be tapping the aviation and cargo SEZ growth opportunities.