Pedersen Made CFO at NAC

Regional aircraft leasing specialist Nordic Aviation Capital is strengthen its executive management team with the appointment of Brian Ruben Pedersen as chief financial officer. Having held several senior executive positions in Maersk, Pedersen’s most recent position was as CFO for Maersk Global Shared Services in Mumbai. He has over 22 years’ experience working in various […]

Wizz Air Creates Chief Technical Officer Position

Heiko Holm, currently head of Technical Services at Wizz Air has been promoted to a newly created position as chief technical officer, reporting to Diederik Pen, executive vice president and chief operations officer. The chief technical officer will remain the post-holder for continuing airworthiness and the the accountable manager for Wizz Air’s Part 145 maintenance […]

SR Technics Appoints Two Heads from Within

SR Technics has announce two appointments: Roberto Furlan as head of Engine Services and Jakob Straub as head of Aircraft Services and Line Maintenance. Furlan joined SR Technics in 2007 as division manager for Engine Parts Repair, and he recently served as vice president Engineering in Engine Services. Previous employment was with companies including Fischer […]

Ozenick for DAS Americas

Aviation industry veteran Mark Ozenick has been appointed as president of Dassault Aircraft Services (DAS), Dassault Falcon Jet’s company owned service center network. Ozenick will oversee DAS operations in North, South and Central America and will report to Geoff Chick, senior vice president, Customer Service at Dassault Falcon Jet. “Mark brings extensive industry experience to […]

Morris Joins FlightSafety Commercial Team

Andrew Morris has joined FlightSafety International as director, commercial air transport simulator sales. John Van Maren, vice president, simulation products and services said of Morris: “His proven ability to develop strategic relationships with commercial airlines made him the ideal choice for this important position.” His main responsibilities are to identify and pursue new business opportunities […]

Flower Brings ME Experience Back to KLM

Ray Flower has been appointed head of technical college of KLM UK Engineering, a subsidiary of AFI KLM E&M specialising in maintenance & training solutions for regional and narrow-body aircraft fleets. Flower has had a 30 year career with his latest roles including: head of aviation at Kingston University & chief academic officer (CAO) for Al Ain […]

Lufthansa Technik’s New Managers for VIP and Special Missions

Kai-Stefan Roepke, vice president commercials, and Thomas Decher, vice president operations, are leading the VIP & Special Mission Aircraft Services division with immediate effect, replacing Walter Heerdt who has retired. “I thank Walter Heerdt for the excellent work that he has done in various positions at Lufthansa Technik over the past decades,” said Constanze Hufenbecher, […]

Lui Heads Singapore for Werner Aero

Werner Aero Services has appointed Jimmy Lui as vice president and general manager of its Asia Pacific operations based in Singapore. He will be responsible for managing the daily operations and expanding Werner Aero Services’ imprint in Asia Pacific. Lui has over 12 years experience in the Asia Pacific aviation market and has held leadership […]

Guardian Jet Welcomes Roy Gioconda as Director of Maintenance

Aircraft maintenance professional Roy Gioconda was recently named director of maintenance for Guardian Jet, the Connecticut-based business aviation consulting and brokerage firm. Gioconda will play a critical technical role for Guardian Jet, in which he will oversee the myriad technical aspects of aircraft transactions for the firm’s clients. He will also help support Guardian Jet’s […]

PPG Names Behmlander, Stamm Aerospace General Managers

PPG has named Tim Behmlander aerospace general manager for the Americas and Reiner Stamm to succeed him as aerospace general manager for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Behmlander replaces Dave Morris, who retires July 1 as aerospace vice president and general manager for the Americas after nearly 50 years in the aerospace industry. […]