Wizz Air appoints Enrique Dupuy de Lome to its Board as Independent Director

– SWITZERLAND, Geneva –  Wizz Air Holdings Plc (LON: WIZZ) today announced the appointment of Enrique Dupuy de Lome Chavarri to its Board as an independent non-executive director effective from 4 November 2020.

“I am delighted to welcome Enrique Dupuy de Lome Chavarri to the Board of Wizz Air. His broad industry experience and personal network will be valuable to Wizz Air as the Company expands across Europe.” commented Board chairman, William Franke.

Mr Dupuy de Lome Chavarri will be appointed as an additional member of the Audit and Sustainability Committee with effect from 4 November 2020.

About Enrique Dupuy de Lome Chavarri

A Spanish National, Mr Dupuy de Lome Chavarri has had an extensive carrier at Spain’s national carrier IBERIA. After joining the company in 1990 as Financial Director, he ultimately rose to become CFO, a position which he held for several years. He also played a key role in the merger of Iberia with British Airways in 2011 and the creation of the International Airlines Group. He became CFO at IAG, a position he held until he retired in June 2019. During his time at IAG, he led the financial strengthening and expansion of IAG, driving a significant improvement in its market capitalisation, profitability and returns. He also played a critical role in the Group’s acquisitions of BMI, Vueling, Aer Lingus and the creation of Level.

Mr Dupuy de Lome Chavarri holds an MBA from IESE Business School, as well as a Master’s Degree in Mining and Mineral Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.


Wizz Air, the fastest growing and greenest European low-cost airline, operates a fleet of 134 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. A team of dedicated aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low fares, making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 40 million passengers in the financial year F20 ending 31 March 2020. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ. The company was recently named one of the world’s top ten safest airlines by airlineratings.com, the world’s only safety and product rating agency, and 2020 Airline of the Year by ATW, the most coveted honour an airline or individual can receive, recognizing individuals and organizations that have distinguished themselves through outstanding performance, innovation, and superior service.

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