Cathay Pacific appoints new regional general manager for SAMEA

Published: Thursday, May 5, 2022

HONG KONG—Cathay Pacific has named Rakesh Raicar as the airline’s new Regional General Manager for South Asia, Middle East and Africa (SAMEA) who will be based in Mumbai.

Raicar who has over 30 years of experience working with Cathay Pacific in various leadership roles will be responsible for the growth of the airline’s business and operations in the said regions.

“My journey with Cathay Pacific has been very enriching. Cathay Pacific has always seen SAMEA as an important region in the network to grow our passenger and cargo business. As an airline with a vision to be one of the world’s greatest service brands, we continue to stay true to our brand ethos and move forward for our customers and partners by offering them a series of enhancements and services across our business verticals,” said Raicar.

Raicar holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai and a post-graduate diploma in Marketing from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.