• Business

    EasyJet chief hires finance director from TUI to help airline’s fightback from Covid quarantine crisis

    A file picture of staff cleaning an EasyJet plane at Gatwick Airport: PA EasyJet chief executive Johan Lundgren today hired one of the top executives at his former employer, Tui, to be his new finance director and help lead the struggling airline’s fightback from the catastrophic effect of the pandemic on its business. Kenton Jarvis, 52, will replace Andrew Findlay, who resigned in May, days after surviving an effort by founder and major shareholder Stelios Haji-Ioannou to oust him and other directors. Jarvis is chief executive of Tui’s Aviation division among other roles and was once finance director of Airtours Holidays, part of MyTravel, which was merged with the now-collapsed…

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  • General news

    Joe Biden’s campaign names first Texas hires for general election

    Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Joe Biden’s campaign is naming its first hires for the general election in Texas, where polls continue to show a close contest between the presumptive Democratic nominee and President Donald Trump. Biden’s state director will be Rebecca Acuña, a veteran of the Texas Capitol and Democratic campaigns in the state. The deputy state director will be Jennifer Longoria, who led Elizabeth Warren’s campaign in Texas during the primary. Biden’s communications director in the state will be Tariq Thowfeek, a former Texas Democratic Party spokesman who has since worked for Facebook.…

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