Malta International Airport plc (MIA) announced the addition of the senior vice president designation to its leadership structure.

This is envisaged to help retain talent and allow for greater depth in the company’s organisational structure as MIA eyes further growth and transformation, it said in an announcement.

Tina Lombardi / LinkedIn Photo

Having successfully led their respective departments in the role of head for the past years, Tina Lombardi (People and Strategy), Martin Dalmas (Operations and Business Continuity), Ian Maggi (Innovation and Technology), Patrick Murgo (Safety, Security, Fire Services & Procurement), Alex Cardona (Traffic Development, Customer Services & Administration), and Kevin Alamango (Technical Services) have been promoted to senior vice president as of 1st August 2023.

The company also announced the appointment of Gayle Lynn Callus as Head of Retail and Property. Having joined MIA in 2018 and successfully occupied several roles, Mr Callus is now responsible for driving the company’s non-aviation activities, whilst leading the marketing and communications team.

On the other hand, SkyParks Business Centre, which forms part of MIA’s non-aviation portfolio, will fall under the direct responsibility of Chief Executive Officer Alan Borg in the interim.

Gayle Lynn Callus / Twitter

These changes come in the wake of the resignation and subsequent departure from the company on 31st July 2023 of the former Head of Retail and Property, George Mallia.

Within the Technical Services Department, Perit Ben Farrugia has been promoted to Head of Projects.

Perit Farrugia’s extensive experience in the design and construction industry together with his strong leadership and vision will “undoubtedly contribute to the successful completion of the company’s planned large-scale projects as part of its multi-million investment plan,” MIA concluded.


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