Former Prime Minister Professor Owen Arthur has officially taken the captain’s seat at the head of regional airline LIAT.
And on board the new flight plan for the financially plagued carrier will be well known Barbadian developer Mark Maloney (below).
Following a shareholders meeting here yesterday, the new board was elected, with Arthur selected as chairman.
Arthur, who was Prime Minister from 1994 to 2008, currently serves as a professor of practice at the University of the West Indies.
The veteran economist had said in an interview in last Monday’s Daily Nation that he saw the new job as his biggest challenge yet. (BW)