Top Ferrovial lawyer and BAA chief executive to departFebruary 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!
Second, Stephen Nelson’s days as head of BAA are coming to an end:
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.
Update: more in the Guardian BAA chief steps down as operator braces for tough spell.