British Airways | CEO Alex Cruz steps down after HR and jobs furore

CEO Alex Cruz steps down after HR and jobs furore

Alex Cruz has stepped down as British Airways CEO after heavy financial losses, bitter union disputes and widespread criticism over the treatment of staff during rounds of job cuts.

With £3.8bn losses announced in July, as custom collapsed during the coronavirus crisis, Cruz was accused of leading a ‘fire and rehire’ job cuts strategy, as he oversaw 12,000 staff being made redundant.

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