May 22, 2024

ANA Catering Service appoints first female President & CEO

Naoko Nishijima has been appointed as the first female President and CEO of ANA Catering Service.

In her new role, she will help the airline’s catering arm to develop a ‘global outlook’ and fresh opportunities, as well as grow its new non-airline businesses, including Findelish and Sky Kitchen.

Naoko joined ANA in 1983 as a flight attendant with the Cabin Attendant Administration of the Osaka Airport office. 

After a few years, she moved onto the roles of Vice President of Customer Service Promotion, Products and Services and Vice President of Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics Promotion.

Naoko was most recently a member of the ANA Board of Directors and Executive Vice President for the ANA Brand Inflight Services Division at the Inflight Services Center.