LAHORE - PIA management has appointed four directors and confirmed three general managers while issuing transfer and posting orders of different officers in the airlines, said spokesman of national flag carrier on Saturday.
He said that Director Engineering Sameem Naqvi has been retired and Maqsod Ahmad has replaced him. Maqsood was already working as Director training. Anjum Ameen Mirza has been appointed as Director Training after the post fell vacant due to transfer of Maqsood to Engineering department. Amir Ali has been promoted from the office of Chief engineer, Engineering and Development and posted as Director Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) + European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) 145.
Walter Bornshin serving as Special Assistant to chairman PIA, was promoted and posted as Director Airport Services.
Amman Ullah who was Chief Engineer and had served as GM food services has been appointed as Director Food and Flight Services.
Spokesman of PIA said that management also confirmed three General Managers who were already performing as GM on officiating basis. Those confirmed included Ali Tahir, GM, Revenue management, Nousherwan as GM, scheduling, and Qamar Shamim who was promoted from the post of Deputy General Manager (DGM) Cargo to General Manager Cargo.
Spokesman said that all above said three general managers had qualified the NTS test after which they were promoted and confirmed. Spokesman said that there would be no extra financial burden on airline since most of the officers were already performing their duties in same offices and only two officers were promoted. It is worth mentioning here that PIA has also abolished three posts of Deputy Managing Directors (DMD) also including, DMD, Operation, DMD, Engineering and DMD, HR and Administration.