Asian Aviation Magazine appoints new editor

SINGAPORE, 11 January 2016 – Asian Aviation Magazine, the leading independent information provider on the civil aviation industry in Asia, announced today it has appointed veteran journalist Matt Driskill as its new Editor.

11th Jan 2016


Asian Aviation Press Release
 
Asian Aviation Magazine appoints new editor
 
SINGAPORE, 11 January 2016 – Asian Aviation Magazine, the leading independent information provider on the civil aviation industry in Asia, announced today it has appointed veteran journalist Matt Driskill as its new Editor.
 
Driskill has lived and worked thoughout Europe and Asia since 1989. From 2002 to 2008 Driskill worked for the International Herald Tribune (now the International New York Times) and was promoted to the position of Editor, Business Asia, for the newspaper’s Asian business section. He later worked for Reuters in Singapore where he was a senior editor.
 
Driskill also served as the client service manager for the Executive Education web site INSEAD Online at the global management and business INSEAD at its campus in France.
 
In 2004, Driskill was elected President of the Foreign Correspondents Club in Hong Kong.
 
" As Publisher of Asian Aviation, I am very excited with the appointment of Matt Driskill to the Asian Aviation team. With Matt's vast experience we aim to present our readers with a fresh new approach in business reporting and look forward to the release of February 2016 issue" Marilyn Butler said.
 
“I’m very excited to be joining the team at Asian Aviation and excited about providing the most comprehensive news about the industry that we can for this key market,” Driskill said. “The industry in Asia alone generates US$176 billion in revenue and is responsible for 31 percent of global passenger traffic so there’s lots of stories out there we plan to bring to our readers.”
 
Driskill takes up his duties on 11 January and suceeds Colin Baker. He will be based in Singapore and can be reached at matt.driskill@asianaviation.com.
 
 

 

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