Eve Liebetrau (South Africa)

Former Executive Manager Human Resources, Comair

Eve Liebetrau has been involved in Business and the Aviation Industry for a number of years and until recently held the position Executive Manager Human Resources for Comair Ltd, a private sector airline company, which is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Comair operates two airline brands, British Airways and kulula.com, and serves 10 destinations in the SADEC region. Comair also owns and runs Airport Lounges (Slow Lounges), an online Travel Agency (kulula Travel), an airline catering company (Food Directions) and a Pilot simulator training centre (CTC). Comair generates approximately R6 billion worth of revenue per annum and carries approximately 5 million passengers per annum.

As one of the team of original pioneers of Comair Ltd, Eve set up and evolved the Cabin Crew Operations Division, and after completing her MBA was appointed to set up an Human Resources Division for the organisation. As an outcome of the development and formalisation of people best practice in service of business sustainability, in 2017 Comair Ltd was certified by an international certification body (Top Employers) as an “Employer of Choice” due to the structures, governance, best practice which she was instrumental in introducing into the organisation.

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