Introducing Christopher

Christopher Luxon is Chief Executive Officer of Air New Zealand, an award-winning airline recognised globally for its customer service, future-forward thinking, and strong internal culture. Prior to joining Air New Zealand, he was President and Chief Executive Officer at Unilever Canada. This was one of several senior leadership roles Mr Luxon held during an 18 year career at Unilever where he worked in New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Europe and North America. 

About Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is a proud advocate of diversity and is committed to creating an environment where all its 12,000 employees can thrive. Developing an inclusive culture, which draws on people’s unique backgrounds, qualities and contributions is key to  Air New Zealand’s sustained success and the airline has a robust diversity and inclusion framework to track progress in this space. Championed by its Executive and Board, Air New Zealand has clear development pipelines to incubate emerging talent, and in the past two years has created five internal networks to support its female, young professional, Maori and Pasifika, Asian and Pride communities. As an international airline, Air New Zealand recognises wide talent pools and thinking will ensure it continues to exceed the expectations of the diverse communities it serves.

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