On July 1, 2016, in Geneva, Wizz Air Holdings PLC ( ‘Wizz Air’) the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced that it appointed József Ujhelyi Chief Flight Operations Officer and a member of the management team of the company, the appointment being effective immediately.
Ujhelyi joined Wizz Air in 2004 as Head of Purchasing and Commercial Partners and over the past 12 years has supervised various commercial departments and organizations, and got the position Head of Airport Development in 2012. Before WIZZ, Ujhelyi, 49, has developed a rich trade and management experience in Malév Hungarian Airlines and Procter & Gamble. József has a degree in Traffic and Transportation Engineering from Budapest University of Technology and Economics.
József Váradi, CEO and chairman of Wizz Air comented on the appointment “József has been with the airline since the start and over the years has gained profound expertise and knowledge of the industry. This, once again, is a perfect example of WIZZ’s success formula where smart and hard work, commitment and dedication result in career progression into senior management,”