John Holland-Kaye, Chief Executive, Heathrow Airport
John became Chief Executive Officer of Heathrow Airport Holdings on 1st July 2014. He was previously Development Director with responsibility for the £1.3bn per annum programme to rebuild Heathrow, including the new Terminal 2, which opened on 4th June 2014. Prior to that, he was Commercial Director with responsibility for airline business development, retail, property, Heathrow Express and passenger experience. Over a 3 year period, Heathrow’s retail income per passenger grew by 10% per annum, and Heathrow was voted the best major Airport in Europe. He is a member of the Executive Committee.
John was previously a member of the Executive Committee of Taylor Woodrow plc and held a number of positions, including Divisional Chairman with Taylor Wimpey plc, Operations Director of Taylor Woodrow Developments and Commercial Director of Taylor Woodrow Inc. Prior to that, John was Managing Director, National Sales Division, of Bass Brewers and has also worked as a strategy consultant with LEK Consulting for a number of high profile businesses.