Top Ferrovial lawyer and BAA chief executive to depart

February 26, 2008 at 4:56 pm | Posted in Aviation, BAA, CEO, Departures, Ferrovial, Flights, Heathrow, Legal, Management | Leave a comment

To begin with, Grupo Ferrovial’s top corporate lawyer María Segimón de Manzanos, who advised the Spanish construction company on its acquisition of BAA, is jumping ship to join DLA Piper on 26 March. Official opening of Terminal 5 is 27 March. Nice timing!

Last week, Legal Week and The Lawyer announced her new appointment.

Second, Stephen Nelson’s days as head of BAA are coming to an end:

BAA chief executive to depart

By Kevin Done in London

Published: February 26 2008 22:34 | Last updated: February 26 2008 22:34

Stephen Nelson is to step down as chief executive of BAA, operator of Heathrow airport, in the most dramatic bout of management turbulence to hit the group since its £10.1bn (€13.4bn) takeover by Spain’s Ferrovial two years ago.

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Update: more in the Guardian BAA chief steps down as operator braces for tough spell.


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