Director General and CEO, International Air Transport Association (IATA)
Tony Tyler has been Director General and CEO of International Air Transport Association (IATA) since July 2011. Prior to joining IATA, he built his career at John Swire & Sons in Hong Kong. He joined the company in 1977 and in 1978 moved within the Swire Group to Cathay Pacific Airways, rising to the position of Chief Executive (2007 to 2011). During that time he served on the IATA Board of Governors, including as its Chairman from June 2009 to June 2010.