Lion Air CEO to Join UW Bothell School of Business Advisory Board
Rusdi Kirana, president director of Lion Group, has been appointed to the Advisory Board for the University of Washington Bothell School of Business. The council provides strategic guidance, helps build external partnerships and deepens the school’s relationship with the business community.
Kirana is a native of Indonesia. He is the father of three, including a daughter who is a student at UW Bothell. Lion Group is the largest private carrier in Indonesia. Kirana began the company in 2000 with his brother Kusnan Kirana.
The Indonesian commercial airline group – comprising of Lion Air, Wings Air and Batik Air – flies to 76 destinations in Indonesia, as well as five international destinations. All together the Indonesian carriers in the group have around 800 flights per day and account for about 50% of Indonesia’s domestic air passenger market. The group also owns 49% of Malaysian carrier Malindo Air and 49% of Thai designated carrier Thai Lion Air.
Read more about Rusdi Kirana and the UW Bothell Advisory Board.
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