Tiger Airways has appointed Peter Negline to the position of Chief Financial Officer, replacing Evelyn Tan, who will be leaving the company to pursue personal interests. Peter has over 20 years experience in aviation financing, research & funds management all with global, blue chip financial institutions. Peter’s appointment is effective 30 July 2007.
Prior to joining Tiger, Peter was an Executive Director and Head of Regional Transportation Research at JPMorgan Securities in Hong Kong.
Peter, who is originally from Melbourne, Australia, has extensive experience and knowledge of the aviation industry in Australasia, Asia, India and the Middle East. In his research position at JPMorgan, he was instrumental in leading investor pre-education of LCCs in Asia, aviation liberalization in India and assessing the fast growing MidEast market. He has also been a regular conference presenter and contributor to industry journals.
Over his extensive career, Peter was involved in the Qantas IPO in 1995, the unwinding of cross shareholdings between SIA, Delta and SwissAir in 1999, the primary and secondary share placement for Thai Airways in 2003, among others.
Peter’s responsibilities at Tiger Airways will focus on optimizing the company’s financial position as it pursues aggressive fleet expansion and network development across the Asia Pacific Region.