Capital A Makes Two C-Level Appointments for Its Digital Portfolio

Capital A Makes Two C-Level Appointments for Its Digital Portfolio

by March 7, 2023 0 comments

Capital A announced that its President for Commercial Colin Currie will be holding dual roles as he has also been appointed as the CEO of airasia Digital.

Additionally, Head of Investments John Cheing was appointed as the CFO for airasia Digital and airasia Super App effective 1 March.

Both appointments are in line with Capital A’s plans to scale up its digital business portfolio which includes travel and lifestyle platform airasia Super App as well as fintech portfolio BigPay.

The airasia Super App is a one-stop travel, e-commerce and fintech platform that offers its 51 million users over 15 lines of products and services.

Meanwhile, neobank BigPay offers payments, international transfers, micro-insurance, personal loans, savings and smart budgeting on its app.

Tony Fernandes

Tony Fernandes

Tony Fernandes, CEO of Capital A said,

“I have full confidence in Commercial President of Capital A, Colin Currie to take the CEO role for airasia Digital given his past experience of leading adidas to record-breaking growth in the regional market he managed.


He will be heading a competent team to create stronger synergy and a better user experience in travel and payment by forging a closer collaboration between the airasia Super App and BigPay platforms for the users within the Capital A ecosystem.”

Colin Currie

Colin Currie

Colin Currie, Chief Executive Officer of airasia Digital and President, Commercial of Capital A said,

“I am excited to be guiding airasia Digital as it pursues its vision of creating an ecosystem of businesses that connect with our customers in their everyday life bringing them the best of travel, financial and lifestyle services.


We believe that our digital journey has much more room for growth as we aim to become one of the leading travel superapps within Asean and beyond.”


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