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Chris Harcombe takes the reins at Doncaster Sheffield Airport

[ December 17, 2020   //   ]

Doncaster Sheffield Airport current aviation development director, Chris Harcombe, is to be promoted to managing director in the New Year.

He has successfully led the development of aviation activity at the Peel Group-owned freight-friendly airport over many years, including passenger, cargo and general and business aviation activities. He will be responsible for strengthening the performance of DSA and will continue to lead on developing cargo and general business aviation y.

Kate Stow will assume leadership of DSA’s passenger aviation development, adding to her existing remit as marketing and corporate affairs director by taking on the new role of director of aviation development and corporate affairs. 

Chairman of Peel Airports Group, Robert Hough, said: “Chris and Kate both joined Doncaster Sheffield Airport in junior roles in 2006 shortly after its opening. Rooted in the local community, they share a passion for the economic opportunities that the development of the Airport offers the region.  I am immensely pleased to have witnessed their progress over the last 15 years into these key leadership positions.  They are completely committed to the future success of Doncaster Sheffield Airport and their endeavours have been instrumental in its growth to become the UK’s favourite regional airport.”

(The next printed issue of FBJ – FBJ 1 2021 – will include a report on Cargo Airports, including an interview with Chris Harcombe.)

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