CANSO appoints Robert Hutchison as Director of Communications and Marketing
Posted: 2 March 2011 | CANSO | No comments yet
CANSO, has announced the appointment of Robert Hutchison as Director of Communications and Marketing.
CANSO, the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation, has announced the appointment of Robert Hutchison as Director of Communications and Marketing. Robert took up his appointment on 1 March 2011 reporting to Director General Graham Lake.
“I am delighted to welcome Robert to the CANSO team,” said Graham Lake. “He has an ideal blend of experience having worked in air traffic control and flight operations, combined with handling the communication and marketing requirements for large global organisations. I am looking forward to the contribution Robert can make in supporting CANSO’s commitment to lead the transformation of global ATM performance.”
In his new position, Robert will have overall responsibility for all CANSO’s communication and marketing activities to ensure that it is effectively reaching its target audiences both internal and external, developing the CANSO brand and operating effectively as the global voice of the air traffic management industry. Robert will also support the Director General and the Executive Committee in helping shape the association’s vision and strategy.
Robert started his career as an Air Traffic Controller in the Royal Air Force before moving to SITA Flight Operations. He has held a number of senior communication and marketing roles with major global organisations including Ernst & Young and Accenture. Most recently Robert was Director of Communications and Marketing for CHEP, a leading services provider to the supply chain industry. Robert is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and has an MBA from Kingston Business School.
“I am very pleased to be joining CANSO at this important time in its evolution,” said Robert Hutchison. “Communications and marketing have an essential role to play if CANSO is to achieve its desired objectives and I am looking forward to working with the team to build on the excellent foundations that have already been established.”