Airservices Australia has announced that its long serving Chief Executive Officer, Greg Russell, has tendered his resignation.


“Mr Russell has been CEO for almost seven years and during this time he has led an extensive transformation of the organisation,” Chairman of Airservices Australia David Forsyth said.


“This includes the rebuilding the Airservices asset base with the replacement of radars, communication systems, control towers and fire stations throughout Australia;  the implementation of new satellite based surveillance technology; increased emphasis on training and workforce development; and the commencement of an acquisition process with the Department of Defence for a new jointly operated air traffic system for Australia.”


Andrew Clark, Airservices’ Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed Acting CEO during the search for a new CEO.