Swire Coke chief Patrick Healy named Cathay Pacific chairman
SWIRE Coca-Cola managing director Patrick Healy, has been designated chairman Cathay Pacific Airways Limited, the announced Cathay's Corporate Affairs office
SWIRE Coca-Cola managing director Patrick Healy, has been designated chairman Cathay Pacific Airways Limited, the announced Cathay's Corporate Affairs office.
Mr Healy also currently serves as a director of John Swire & Sons (HK) Limited and as a non-executive director of Swire Properties Limited.
Mr Healy has been with the Swire Group for 31 years. He joined John Swire & Sons in 1988 as a management trainee. After six years with the group's industries division in Hong Kong and Germany, he transferred to the beverages division in 1994, where he worked in various roles across the group's Mainland China Coca-Cola bottling operations in Beijing, Nanjing, Xian and Xiamen until 2012.
He was general manager of the Shaanxi bottler from 2001-2005 and general manager of the Fujian bottler from 2005-2008. In July 2008 he was appointed CEO, HAECO Xiamen.
Mr Healy returned to Hong Kong in 2012 to take up the role of managing director, Swire Coca-Cola.
Mr Healy was born in 1965 and graduated in 1988 from St John's College, Cambridge University, with a degree in Modern Languages. He is married with three children.