British Airways’ international communications head, Louise
Tingstrom, is leaving the airline after only a year in the job.
Appointed in autumn 1998 to head the firm’s global communications,
Tingstrom is clearing her desk and will leave the company at the end of
It is understood she was keen to leave the in-house unit to work for a
consultancy, though she is still on the BA payroll until the end of the
No immediate successor has been appointed, although a shake-up of the
company’s senior management over the last few months created a
commercial PR directorate led by commercial communications manager,
Moor assumed this new role - managing nine staff - two weeks ago, and
has been with BA for a year as media relations manager on the
She reports to Nick Claydon, BA’s deputy communications director and
external communications head, who reports to board member and BA
communications director Simon Walker.
David Snelling’s job as editor of BA’s internal magazine, BA News, has
been subsumed by a new role of group editor, which is still vacant.
He has been offered a variety of roles within BA, which he has yet to