Qantas Promotes Vanessa Hudson

Vanessa Hudson will act as Qantas’ new senior executive vice president of the Americas By: Chelsee Lowe

Following the retirement of Wally Mariani, Qantas International appointed Vanessa Hudson as senior executive vice president of the Americas, in charge of overseeing the U.S. and South American markets. Prior to this position, Hudson was executive manager of strategy and planning for Qantas Domestic.
“Vanessa Hudson joins the international team at a significant time for Qantas, as we work to deliver the best offering of any airline flying between the U.S. and Australia,” said Simon Hickey, CEO of Qantas International. “We have invested significantly in the U.S. market in recent years to ensure we maintain our position as the preferred carrier between the U.S. and Australia.”