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Board Directors are appointed by the General Assembly of Members.

The term of office for Board Directors, except the SITA CEO, is three years, with one-third of the Board seats being available for re-election each year.

The role of the SITA Board has been modelled on best practice for both cooperative and commercial organizations. The SITA Board supervises the activities of the SITA Group so as to ensure its effective operations.

The SITA Board has three standing Committees: the Nomination Committee, the Audit and Risk Management Committee and the Remuneration Committee. These Committees report into the SITA Board.

SITA Board Directors

A.T. Srinivasan (Vice Chair)

A.T. Srinivasan (Vice Chair)

Strategic Advisor, Qatar Airways Learn more about A.T.
Barbara Dalibard

Barbara Dalibard

Chief Executive Officer, SITA Learn more about Barbara
Sonia Barrière

Sonia Barrière

SVP Global Operations, Traveler Experience, CWT Learn more about Sonia
Emese Békéssy

Emese Békéssy

Director of People & Internal Communications, IAG Cargo (Iberia) Learn more about Emese
Frédéric Gagey

Frédéric Gagey

Chief Financial Officer, Air France KLM (Air France) Learn more about Frédéric
Elizabeth Haun

Elizabeth Haun

Chief Financial Officer, IAG Cargo, British Airways Learn more about Elizabeth
Dirk John

Dirk John

Affiliated to, LATAM Airlines Learn more about Dirk
Dr. Roland Schϋtz

Dr. Roland Schϋtz

Affiliated to, Lufthansa Group (Lufthansa) Learn more about Roland
Richard Steer

Richard Steer

Senior Vice President – Operations, Air Canada Learn more about Richard
Eash Sundaram

Eash Sundaram

Executive Vice President, Chief Digital & Technology Officer, JetBlue Airways Learn more about Eash

SITA Board committees

Nomination

The Nomination Committee is a permanent committee of the SITA Board.

The mission of the Nomination Committee is to provide recommendations to the SITA Board on the proposed appointment of Directors of the SITA Board and the tenders of resignation offers by Directors.

Members
  • Elizabeth Haun (Chair)
  • Frédéric Gagey
  • Omar Jefri
  • Barbara Dalibard
  • Kerry Peirse - Council President
  • Brant Venice - Council Representative

Remuneration

The Remuneration Committee is a standing committee of the SITA Board.

The mission of the Remuneration Committee is to advise the Board on matters relating to SITA wide remuneration policies, in particular as they relate to its executives. 

Members
  • Emese Békéssy (Chair)
  • Dirk John
  • Roland Schϋtz
  • Stephan Sieber
  • Richard Steer

Audit & Risk Management

The Audit & Risk Management Committee is a standing committee of the SITA Board.

It advises the Board on matters relating to the financial policy and control and risk management of SITA.

Members
  • Elizabeth Haun (Chair)
  • Sonia Barrière
  • Frédéric Gagey
  • A.T. Srinivasan
  • Eash Sundaram

The Head of SITA Internal Audit and Risk Management reports directly to the Chair of this Committee.