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Xavier Masule resigns as Acting Chief Executive Officer of Air Namibia


Xavier Masule, the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Air Namibia has resigned.

Air Namibia's Chief Human Resource Officer, Elia Erastus has been appointed as acting head of the national airline.

Spokesperson Twakulilwa Kayofa on Tuesday confirmed to NBC News that the airline's Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Xavier Masule resigned from this portfolio on Monday on the 10th of February, 2020. 

Masule, who served at the helm of the national carrier in an acting capacity for 11 months was the fourth acting CEO since the resignation of Theo Namases in 2015.

Xavier Masule cited personal reasons as the basis for his resignation. A statement released by Air Namibia said Masule will return to his position as the Chief Commercial Officer.

Kayofa informed NBC News that his company has placed an advertisement for the position of  CEO in local newspapers.
Elia has only been with the airline for five months.

Source: gh-aviation