Shinichiro Ito named Person of the Year 2017
by Orient Aviation
TOKYO December 14, 2017 - Shinichiro Ito, Chairman of the Board of ANA HOLDINGS INC., was named the Person of the Year 2017 by Orient Aviation magazine, the leading commercial aviation news magazine in the Asia-Pacific region. Shinichiro Ito is the only person who received the award twice.
Unveiled yesterday in the December issue of the magazine, Shinichiro Ito was judged as demonstrating the highest level in leadership, imagination, outstanding business ability and an appetite for revolutionary change. Orient Aviation noted that Shinichiro Ito has led the ANA group through a remarkable period of growth that has transformed the carrier to a global airline company that is consistently rated as one of the top five carriers in the world.
The Orient Aviation Person of the Year was launched in 1997 to honor the airline CEO in Asia Pacific that had delivered the most outstanding performance on all levels at their airline. Previous winners have included Emirsyah Satar Garuda Indonesia president and CEO, Chew Choon Seng, Singapore Airlines CEO, Tony Fernandes, AirAsia CEO.
ANA Group will continue to be the world's leading airline group in customer service satisfaction and value creation.
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About ANA HOLDINGS INC.
ANA HD is an aviation group with global operations and a total of 64 consolidated subsidiaries and 16 equity method affiliates. It is divided into passengers and cargo services segments as well as airline related business such as Catering and IT Services. ANAHD was formed in April 2013 and is the parent company of ANA; full-service carrier, and Vanilla Air and Peach Aviation; LCCs. ANA HD promotes a multi-brand strategy to leverage the strength of ANA brand and stimulate demand in markets not completely covered by its full-service airline offering, while expanding market share for the Group as a whole, leading to enhanced value. ANA has 258 aircraft flying to 85 destinations and carrying about 52 million passengers per year. ANA is the largest airline in Japan by revenues and passenger numbers. ANA is a member of Star Alliance. Management vision of ANAHD is "It is our goal to be the world's leading airline group in customer satisfaction and value creation."