KUALA LUMPUR: Berjaya Land Bhd (BLand) has appointed Datuk Captain Chester Voo as chief executive officer (CEO) of group aviation effective Feb 2.
Voo will oversee the airlines under Berjaya namely Berjaya Air, Asia Jet and Rafflesia Airways.
“Voo has a solid track record in the aviation industry. With his vast experience and acumen, I am confident that the group’s aviation business is in good hands under Voo to expand and grow,” Berjaya Corp Bhd (BCorp) founder and chairman Tan Sri Vincent Tan said in a statement.
Voo is a veteran in the aviation industry with 29 years of experience.
Prior to his appointment, he was the CEO of Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) from June 2020 until December 2022 where he led the aviation safety regulator through the Covid-19 crisis and regained its Category 1 rating from the US Federal Aviation Administration, enabling Malaysian carriers to enter and add flights to the US.