Chief Executive Officer, Air New Zealand
Christopher Luxon was appointed Group General Manager International Airline at Air New Zealand from May 2011 and took over the role of Chief Executive Officer on 1 January 2013.
Before joining the airline, he was President and CEO of Unilever Canada, based in Toronto, where he was responsible for leading Unilever's $1.4 billion Canadian business and 1,500 employees. Christopher was also a key member of Unilever's North American Leadership Team.
A New Zealander, who graduated with a Master of Commerce in Business Administration from the University of Canterbury, Christopher began his Unilever career as a management trainee in 1993.