Executive biographies

 

Stephanie Tully – Jetstar Group Chief Executive Officer

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Stephanie was appointed to the role of CEO Jetstar Group in November 2022.

During her almost 20 years with the Qantas Group, Stephanie has led teams across both operational and commercial areas of the organisation, from crewing to marketing, loyalty and product design.

In the three years prior to joining Jetstar, Stephanie was the Qantas Group’s Chief Customer Officer where she was responsible for all aspects of the customer experience and strategy across the Group including digital, lounges, the inflight experience, and customer care.

In this position Stephanie was also responsible for the Qantas brand, marketing and sponsorships.

Stephanie was appointed as a Board Director of Aviation Aerospace Australia in September 2021, prior to which she was a Board Director of The Association for Data-driven Marketing and Advertising for six years.

Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Melbourne.

 

Barathan Pasupathi – Jetstar Asia Chief Executive Officer

Barathan Pasupathi, Jetstar Asia Chief Executive OfficerBarathan (Bara) Pasupathi began as Jetstar Asia’s Chief Executive Officer in July 2012.

Bara has over 23 years of experience in aviation and energy sectors and was a founding executive of Jetstar Asia, serving as its Chief Financial officer (CFO) from 2004 to 2007. Some of Bara's accomplishments include helping to establish Jetstar through its merger with Valuair, fleet procurement and fuel hedging.

Prior to being appointed CEO of Jetstar Asia, Bara's was the Managing Director of Mabanaft Singapore Pte Ltd, a leading independent German oil trading group based in Singapore and currently serves as Senior Advisor to its parent company Marquard & Bahls. He also expanded his aviation and finance experience as CFO for Middle East-based Jazeera Airways and Sahaab Aircraft leasing.

Bara is a graduate from Murdoch University with a Bachelor of Commerce. In 2013 he was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus award by Murdoch University. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration and is a member of CPA Australia.

Bara is a member of the Academic and Examination Advisory Council at SHATEC Institutes and a member of the protem committee on Standards in Service at SPRING Singapore.

Bara is an active Assisi Hospice Volunteer and has served as Treasurer in the Children’s Cancer Foundation and The Nature Society of Singapore and a Commissioned Officer of the Singapore Armed Forces.

 

Masaru Kataoka – Jetstar Japan Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director

Masaru Kataoka, Jetstar Japan Chief Executive Officer and Representative DirectorMasaru Kataoka was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director of Jetstar Japan in September 2017. Prior to this Masaru had been Jetstar Japan’s Chairman and Representative Director since April 2015.

Masaru joined Jetstar Airways in August 2006 where he worked as Jetstar Group’s Regional General Manager for Japan. In that role, he oversaw the overall sales strategy of Jetstar Airways, Jetstar Asia, and Jetstar Japan – including pricing, revenue management, marketing, and public relations.

In March 2007 Masaru launched Jetstar Airways’ first Osaka-Brisbane-Sydney service, Japan’s first international route by a low-cost carrier. In April 2010, he became the representative of Jetstar Asia, where he focused on expanding the network between Japan and countries in the Asia Pacific region.

Masaru has more than 27 years of experience in the aviation industry, having worked for Air New Zealand as District Sales Manager Western Japan before joining Jetstar Airways.

Born in Kyoto in June 1963, Masaru graduated from National University of Shinshu in 1986 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

 

Jetstar Executive Team

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Stephanie Tully | Jetstar Group Chief Executive Officer

 

Barathan Pasupathi

Barathan Pasupathi | Jetstar Asia Chief Executive Officer 
 

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Nick McGlynn | Executive Chairman, Jetstar Japan

 

 

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Matt Franzi | Chief Operating Officer, Jetstar Airways

 

 

 

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Mark Dal Pra | Chief Financial Officer, Jetstar Group

 

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Toby Harbridge - Executive Manager, Transformation and Integrated Planning

 

 

Jenniffer Armor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jenn Armor- Executive Manager, Customer

 

 

 

 

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Ingrid Just | Executive Manager People and Communications, Jetstar Group
 

 

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Lyle Brownscombe | Executive Manager, Commercial Planning