About Us

Virgin Australia Group Executive Team

John Borghetti - Chief Executive Officer
John Borghetti
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

John Borghetti has more than 40 years' experience in the aviation sector having previously held a number of senior positions at Qantas, including the role of Executive General Manager for six years prior to leaving the company in May 2009.

Email: john.borghetti@virginaustralia.com

Geoff Smith - Acting Chief Financial Officer
Geoff Smith
Chief Financial Officer

Geoff Smith is responsible for Finance, Investor Relations, Procurement, Group Strategy and Fleet.

Email: geoff.smith@virginaustralia.com

John Thomas
John Thomas
Group Executive Virgin Australia Airlines

John Thomas is responsible for Virgin Australia Airlines including Inflight Experience, Ground Experience, Network Operations and Operations Services, Flight Operations, Engineering & Maintenance, Safety, Pricing, Network, Scheduling & Yield, Sales & Distribution, Alliances, Marketing & Product and Business Transformation. 

Email: john.thomas@virginaustralia.com

Merren McArthur - Group Executive, Virgin Australia Regional Airlines
Merren McArthur
Chief Executive, Virgin Australia Regional Airlines and Virgin Australia Cargo

Merren McArthur is responsible for leading the airline's Cargo and Charter businesses.

Email: merren.mcarthur@virginaustralia.com

Karl Schuster - Chief Executive Officer, Velocity Frequent Flyer
Karl Schuster
Chief Executive Officer, Velocity Frequent Flyer

Karl Schuster is responsible for Virgin Australia’s loyalty program, Velocity Frequent Flyer.

Email: karl.schuster@virginaustralia.com

Danielle Keighery - Group Executive Public Affairs
Danielle Keighery
Group Executive Public Affairs

Danielle Keighery is responsible for the Group’s Public Affairs, Media Relations, In-flight Media, and Community Sponsorships.

Email: danielle.keighery@virginaustralia.com

Geraldine Chin Moody - Group Executive People, Culture and Sustainability
Geraldine Chin Moody
Group Executive People, Culture and Sustainability

Geraldine Chin Moody is responsible for People, Learning & Development, Organisational Culture and Sustainability.

Email: geraldine.chinmoody@virginaustralia.com

Jane McKeon - Group Executive Government Relations
Jane McKeon
Group Executive Government Relations

Jane McKeon is responsible for the Group’s Government Affairs, International Relations and Industry Representation activities.

Email: jane.mckeon@virginaustralia.com