Jayne Hrdlicka was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer of Jetstar Airways Pty Limited on 1 July 2012. Jetstar is the Qantas Group’s low fares airline brand. Headquartered in Melbourne (Australia), the Jetstar Group includes international and domestic operations in Australia and New Zealand. With its partners, the Jetstar Group also includes airlines in Singapore, Japan and Vietnam. In total, the Group flies to 85 destinations in 18 countries with a fleet of 129 aircraft.
Jayne joined Qantas in August 2010 as Group Executive Strategy and Information Technology. Qantas is a portfolio of related businesses which include Qantas Airlines, Jetstar and Qantas Frequent Flyer Program. Jayne is a former senior partner with Bain & Company in the firm’s Customer Strategy and Marketing Practice, and led Bain’s Customer Practice for the Asia region. She was also an inaugural member of Bain’s Global Women’s Leadership Council.
Early in her career, Jayne left consulting and spent six years as an executive and was subsequently the CEO of two publishing and marketing related businesses. She later returned to Bain as a senior leader in the Australian practice. Jayne holds an MBA from Dartmouth College, New Hampshire USA and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and Economics from the Colorado College, Colorado USA.
In addition to her role at Jetstar, Jayne is a Board Director of Tennis Australia, a Member of the UN Women Private Sector Leadership Advisory Council, a Member of Chief Executive Women, and a Member of the Scotch College Council in Melbourne.
In October Jayne was elected President and Chair of the Tennis Australia Board. She has been on the TA Board since January 2016.