AAWW appoints Edward J. McGarvey new Vice President, Treasurer

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings announced that Edward J. McGarvey has joined the Company as Vice President, Treasurer. Mr. McGarvey comes to AAWW from HSH Nordbank, where he was Senior Vice President, Head of Aviation Americas, responsible for finance and business development for the bank

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Embraer announces Asia-Pacific executive jets sales team

Embraer has named Brett MacLachlan and Manfred Baudzus Sales Directors for Executive Jets in Asia-Pacific. Brett MacLachlan is responsible for Australia, New Zealand, The Philippines, Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan, while Manfred Baudzus focuses his networking and relationships on India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore. The team is completed by Sales Engineer Andr

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Brian Hayden joins the Board of Genesis Lease

Genesis Lease Limited announced the appointment of Brian T. Hayden to its board of directors, effective immediately. Mr. Hayden was employed by General Electric Commercial Aviation Services (GECAS) from 1993 until his retirement at the end of 2008. During his tenure with GECAS, he served as Executive Vice President and the Head of GECAS’ office in Shannon, Ireland, as well as the GE National Executive Director for the Republic of Ireland.

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New Senior Vice President, Technical Operations for Virgin America

Virgin America appointed Rick Wysong as the airline’s Senior Vice President of Technical Operations. An industry veteran with more than 23 years of experience, Wysong will oversee the airline’s technical operations. Wysong most recently served as Vice President of Engineering, Materials and Planning at United Airlines, where he led Engineering, Supply Chain and Fleet Management operations for the carrier and oversaw 600 employees.

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Jet Aviation restructures company

Jet Aviation recently restructured its aircraft management and charter operation in Hong Kong and appointed Barry Collier and Iris Riesen as new managing directors. The growing customer base in the Asia Pacific Rim recently led Jet Aviation to restructure the company’s aircraft management and charter operation in Hong Kong. With the appointment of Barry Collier and Iris Riesen as new managing directors, the company further strengthens its services to better accommodate the regional business aviation community and its needs.

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SkyWest Airlines names Joe Sigg Director – Aircraft Spares

SkyWest Airlines named Joe Sigg director of aircraft spares. Sigg replaces Todd Wilkinson, who has taken a new role at SkyWest’s sister carrier, Atlantic Southeast Airlines. In his new role, Sigg will be responsible for the procurement and distribution of all aircraft parts throughout SkyWest’s system, as well as working with maintenance vendors, maintaining the inventory of all parts and materials, managing parts accounts/budgets and ensuring that all parts meet FAA regulations as well as SkyWest’s high standard of excellence. Sigg will oversee approximately 150 employees throughout the SkyWest system.

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Boeing announces leadership changes in finance groups

Boeing announced a series of personnel moves within its corporate and business unit Finance organizations that will leverage the capabilities and expand the experience of leaders in several key roles. Commercial Airplanes Chief Financial Officer Rob Pasterick has been named vice president of Finance and corporate controller, reporting to Boeing Corporate President and Chief Financial Officer James Bell. He succeeds Harry McGee who becomes vice president of strategy integration for internal services, a new position created to drive long-term efficiencies and greater productivity across the company’s internal business support services. Ray Ferrari succeeds Pasterick as Commercial Airplanes chief financial officer. Read more

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Austrian Board of Management Team appointed

In its extraordinary meeting held on 9 February 2009, the Supervisory Board of Austrian Airlines has appointed Dr. Peter Malanik and Dr. Andreas Bierwirth as members of the Board of Management with equal rights, and unanimously expressed its confidence in the new team.

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