Christopher Luxon was appointed Group General Manager International Airline at Air New Zealand in May 2011 and took over the role of Chief Executive Officer in January 2013.

Prior to joining Air New Zealand, he was President and Chief Executive Officer at Unilever Canada. This was one of several senior leadership roles Mr Luxon held during an 18 year career at Unilever where he worked in New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Europe and North America.

Christopher has a Master of Commerce in Business Administration from the University of Canterbury.