SEAIR appoints Tan as president, CEO

Posted at 08/31/2012 8:02 PM | Updated as of 09/01/2012 12:17 PM

MANILA, Philippines - South East Asian Airlines (SEAIR), an associate airline of Singapore's Tiger Airways, appointed Patrick Tan as president and chief executive officer.

Tan, who was previously SEAIR vice president for commercial affairs and chief operating officer, will now lead the budget airline as it seeks to expand its operations. 

He was also in charge of SEAIR sales and marketing activities for 7 years, building the company's relations with travel agents around the world.

Tan earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics from Ateneo de Manila University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Major in Marketing, from De La Salle University.

Tiger Airways recently acquired a 40% stake in SEAIR, its second joint venture in Southeast Asia.