REX Appoints Independent Director

ON NOVEMBER 23 the Australian Airline Regional Express (Rex) announced the appointment of Ronald Bartsch as an Independent Director to the Rex Board.
The airline says Mr Bartsch has over 30 years experience in the aviation industry in a variety of senior operational, safety and regulatory roles.  He was head of safety and regulatory compliance for Qantas Airways’ Limited AOC and manager of the CASA Sydney Airline Transport Field Office.
In addition, he is an experienced pilot and has extensive legal and regulatory experience.  Mr Bartsch has formal qualifications in law, education, and science and is the author of what the airline describes as the definitive legal textbook on aviation law.  He is also an international aviation safety consultant and senior visiting fellow with the Department of Aviation at the University of NSW.
Rex Executive Chairman Lim Kim Hai warmly welcomed Ron to the Rex Board stating: “We welcome Ron’s appointment to the board where he will be able to apply his expertise in aviation safety and compliance throughout the Group and in particular with our Safety and Risk Management Committee as part of our ongoing commitment to safety.”