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Aireen Omar

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Aireen Omar

President, Investments and Ventures, Capital A
Aireen Omar

Aireen Omar is the President (Investments and Ventures) of Capital A. She is responsible for Capital A's investment and fund raising initiatives for the Group, including its venture builder arm, RedBeat Capital, which incubates, develops and accelerates leading innovative new businesses and solutions across AirAsia’s businesses and markets, while promoting innovation throughout the Group. Aireen is also the Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia Academy, an edutech platform that is currently disrupting the education space in ASEAN. Aireen joined AirAsia in January 2006 as Director of Corporate Finance. Her portfolio expanded rapidly to include Treasury, Fuel Procurement, Insurance and Investor Relations functions. Taking on these roles, she was instrumental in shaping the development of AirAsia into one of the fastest growing and most highly-acclaimed airlines globally. In 2012, Aireen was appointed as AirAsia Berhad’s Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. In 2018, Aireen moved up to the Group and was responsible for the digital transformation where she oversaw strategic Group-wide digital initiatives to help transform AirAsia into a global cloud and data-driven platform company. At Airasia Digital, Aireen was also pivotal in incubating and growing the Group’s digital and fintech businesses such as AirAsia SuperApp, AirAsia Rewards, BigPay and Teleport.