Ignacio Javier Cueto Plaza
Chairman of the Board
Management of Passenger Services
Mr. Ignacio Javier Cueto Plaza serves as Chairman of the Board of LATAM Airlines Group S.A, since May 9, 2017. Prior to this, he acted as Chief Executive Officer of LAN Airlines from 2012. His career in the air industry spans more than 25 years. In 1985, he was appointed Vice-President for Sales at Fast Air Carrier. He later took on a leadership role in the company’s commercial and services areas in the North American market. In 1997 he joined the board at LAN, and also took over as General Manager at LAN CARGO. He was made responsible for General Management of Passenger Services at LAN in 1999, and in 2005 became General Manager of the company as a whole a position that he held through to the finalization of the merger with TAM.