Mr. Leslie Thng was appointed CEO of Vistara in October 2017. He started his career with the Singapore Airlines Group (SIA) in 1999 and held many senior positions in the Company’s Head Office in Singapore as well as across several international markets. Prior to his appointment at Vistara, Mr. Thng was the Chief Commercial Officer of Budget Aviation Holdings (BAH), which owns and manages SIA's low-cost subsidiaries Scoot and Tigerair. Mr. Thng also led SIA's regional arm, SilkAir, as its Chief Executive, and held other leadership positions including that of SIA's Vice President Network Planning, and Singapore Airlines’ General Manager in Germany. He also held positions in China and Italy for Singapore Airlines, as well as in the company's Loyalty Marketing and Revenue Management departments. Mr. Thng holds a Bachelor Degree (Honors) in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.