Hawaiian Airlines recently announced the promotion of Jan Gouveia to the new position of managing director of training and development.
Gouveia previously held the title of project manager, strategy and transformation since April, 2012. In her new position, Gouveia is responsible for the development and implementation of a new enterprise-wide training department that meets the operational and professional development needs of its more than 5,000 employees. This is vital as the company continues to expand in domestic and international markets.
“Jan has been a key player in developing our training strategy, which as we have grown, has become of central importance to our business,” said Hawaiian Airlines President and Chief Executive Officer, Mark Dunkerley, in a written release. “In this new position, we are utilizing her background and expertise to further strengthen the development of our team as we continue adding new services for our guests.”
Gouveia has more than 10 years of executive management, operations and strategic planning experience with a diverse professional background that included serving as director of risk management at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa, chief legal counsel at the Honolulu Board of Water Supply and vice president, executive operations at Waimana Enterprises, Inc.
Prior to joining Hawaiian, she served as interim comptroller/deputy comptroller at the Hawaii State Department of Accounting and General Services. Prior to this, she served as deputy director of administration at the Hawaii State Department of Transportation.