The Board of Ryanair Holdings plc today (29 Sept.) announced that Mr. Bertrand Grabowski, a French citizen, has agreed to join the Board as a non-executive director effective from 1 Oct. 2023.  Mr. Grabowski will also join Ryanair's Audit Committee. Mr. Grabowski has almost 40 years aviation and transport finance experience.  A former Executive Board Member of DVB Bank SE, he previously held senior roles with Citibank, Credit Agricole Indosuez and Banque Indosuez and is currently an independent aviation consultant.  Mr. Grabowski is also a non-executive director of Jazeera Airways (a publicly listed company on the Kuwait Stock Exchange).

Ryanair's Chairman Stan McCarthy said:"We are pleased that Bertrand Grabowski has accepted our invitation to join the Board of Ryanair Holdings plc from 1 Oct. 2023.  Bertrand has considerable experience and skills in the field of aviation finance, coupled with a detailed knowledge of global aviation, and will, we believe, make a significant contribution to both our Board and our Audit Committee.  We look forward to working with him to achieve Ryanair's exciting and ambitious goals over the coming decade of Ryanair growth."