A Swiss native, Matthias will join Ryanair on Monday, 18th January as Marketing Operations Director, where he will oversee all advertising, brand comms and sales & marketing functions.

He has spent 10 years at Lidl Ireland, where he previously worked as Associate Marketing Director and Head of Advertising.

Matthias Wenk said, “I am delighted to join the marketing team behind Europe's most successful airline, after 10 years with the low cost leader in grocery retail. I cannot wait to help develop the next phase of Ryanair's “Always Getting Better” plan and to keep driving the brand forward and upward.”