Board of Directors

The IFSA Board of Directors is vital to driving the overall goals of the association while pushing the onboard services industry forward. Ongoing IFSA Board work and decisions are communicated to members in the Experience magazine through its partnership with APEX, via e-mails, and also during the Annual Business Meeting in order to be as transparent as possible.

Jim Ball
President
Stephen Kingsley
Vice President
Kimberly Guanci
Treasurer
Steve Murtoff
Secretary
Paul Platamone
Chairperson
Ed Baklor
Director
Darren Bott
Director
Dan Day
Director
Raphael Girardoni
Director
Jon Harwood
Director
Chris Kinsella
Director
Dirk Kleer
Director
Vanessa Lindstrom
Director
Ed Matovcik
Director
Mark O’Sullivan
Director

Board of Governors

Jointly appointed for a one-year renewable term by the Presidents of APEX and IFSA, the APEX/IFSA Board of Governors consists of airline CEOs and Presidents that meet each year at EXPO to provide top-level strategic guidance for the year ahead. As an appointed joint committee of the associations, the mission of APEX/IFSA Board of Governors will be to guide the advancement of airline passenger experience and in-flight service to best serve our global industry. At the start of EXPO each year, the APEX/IFSA Board of Governors will meet to consider key industry priorities placed forward by the APEX Board of Directors and IFSA Board of Directors. Afterwards, their strategic guidance will be presented to the membership of both associations with actions and accomplishment updates over the course of the year.

Ed Bastian
Chief Executive Officer
Delta Air Lines
Ted Christie
President & CEO
Spirit Airlines
Zhao Dong
Chairman
Xiamen Airlines
Joanna Geraghty
President & COO
JetBlue
Christine Ourmieres-Widener
Ex - CEO
flybe
Claudia Sender
CEO Emeritus
LATAM Airlines
Shai Weiss
CEO
Virgin Atlantic
Alex Wilcox
Co-Founder & CEO
JetSuite and JSX