Claudia Sender appointed CEO of TAM Airlines

25 May

Claudia Sender - TAM

Claudia Sender, previously vice-president of the Brazil Domestic Business Unit of TAM Airlines, has been appointed the company’s CEO. Sender, 38, joined TAM Airlines as the Commercial and Marketing Vice-President on 15 December 2011 and, after the merger with LAN, became head of the Brazil Domestic Business Unit, with her responsibilities expanded to include the entire customer service structure. Prior to joining TAM, Sender was Marketing Vice-President at Whirlpool Latin America, where she worked for seven years, and a consultant at Bain & Company, where she worked on projects for large companies in various industries, including TAM and other carriers in the global airline industry.

Sender has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Polytechnic School at the University of São Paulo (USP), and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.