PATA Appoints Craigs as CEO

Martin Craigs will serve as PATA CEO By: Sara Omidvar
Martin Craigs // © 2011 Pacific Asia Travel Association
Martin Craigs // © 2011 Pacific Asia Travel Association

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has appointed Martin Craigs as its new CEO. Craigs is an aviation industry specialist and has held senior positions at companies such as Short Brothers and Saab Scania Group.

“Martin understands the travel industry and, with his long AFA experience, he understands associations and the importance of membership,” said PATA interim CEO, Bill Calderwood. “Martin also brings visionary leadership, outstanding public speaking skills, strong inter-cultural diplomacy and advocacy expertise to the helm at PATA. He is the right person to lead PATA as the association commits to an exciting future of building business and advocacy on behalf of our members.”