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‘He’s indubitably the most reviled, divisive and hated CEO in the company’s historical past,’ a Qantas pilot informed Crikey of Alan Joyce’s exit.
The king is ineffective. Long dwell the queen. The 15-year reign of Alan Joyce as chief government of Qantas has come to an abrupt end together with his six-month farewell in the slit value of immediate by the failure of the very thing he leaned on during his regency: public kin and spin.
The contemporary announcement of a probe by the competition regulator into Qantas selling tickets to 8000 “ghost” flights it allegedly knew would be cancelled, off the inspire of a growing stench of safety spherical Qantas by the Albanese government, was an unmitigated — and unspinnable — PR catastrophe.
This was topped by the whine of $10.8 million in shares earned largely whereas taxpayers had been propping up a loss-making company — and then underpinning its return to profit. Even Joyce’s venerable buddy Albanese turned on him at the end.
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South-East Asia Correspondent @sainsburychina
Michael Sainsbury is a journalist essentially based in Asia with extra than 20 years’ ride writing about business, business politics and human rights all over Australia and the Asia-Pacific.