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We asked the CEO of easyJet how to get his job!



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Chief Executive Officer

About this episode

In this video, we have the pleasure of sitting down with
Chief Executive Officer
will share insights into
own career trajectory, detailing how
first entered the industry and the challenges and successes
encountered in
very first job.
But that's not all!
will also offer invaluable career advice that you can directly apply to your own professional development. Whether you're just starting out or looking to make the next big move in your career, this conversation promises to arm you with practical tips and strategies to help you succeed. Tune in and take the next step on your own career journey!

Originally trained as a classical musician, Johan shifted gears and moved to Russia to start a new chapter in his life as a tour guide, fueled by his passion for Russian composers. After that, he embarked on a three-decade-long career in the travel industry. He began in various roles within travel marketing and sales before transitioning into managerial positions. Remarkably, Johan ascended to the CEO position of one of Sweden's top three travel companies when he was just 29 years old.

Before joining the ranks at easyJet, Johan served as both the Group Deputy CEO and the CEO of Mainstream Tourism at TUI AG. Prior to that role, he was the Managing Director for the Northern Region at TUI Travel plc between 2007 and 2011. From 2003 to 2007, Johan held the titles of Managing Director and CEO of TUI Nordic. Under his leadership, the company underwent a significant transformation. He also spearheaded the company's response to the devastating tsunami in Indonesia, an effort that later became the subject of a Harvard Business School case study on leadership. Before that, from 1999 to 2003, Johan managed MyTravel's businesses in Canada and Sweden, and before those roles, he was the Managing Director of Always Tour Operations starting in 1996.

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