Eleni Kaloyirou is the new chief executive officer of Hermes Airports, following the resignation of Wes Porter, it was announced on Monday.
“Mr Porter, who has served as Hermes’ Chief Executive Officer since July 2013, is leaving to take a senior executive position at an airport in North America,” an announcement said.
Kaloyirou, who joined the company in November 2014 as the executive manager business control, assumed the role of chief finance officer (CFO) in January.
Kaloyirou who holds a degree in economics from Cambridge University, “has 30 years of work experience mainly in the airline industry, in the position of CFO and then deputy CEO of Cyprus Airways,” it said.
She also has experience in the property development business and the accounting profession having worked for KPMG in Cyprus and London. She was a member of the board of directors of the Association of Public Companies of Cyprus between 1991 and 2011.
Kaloyirou is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus.
“The Board of Directors thanks Mr Porter for his contribution during the last three years and wishes Ms Kaloyirou every success in her new role,” the announcement said.