Andrew Hoy Joins ExecuJet Aviation Group
Dec. 18, 2007, Zürich, Switzerland - Andrew Hoy has been appointed to a
new post as Executive Director, Group Sales of ExecuJet Aviation Group
as the company looks forward to a significant expansion in 2008.
Dec. 18, 2007, Zürich, Switzerland – Andrew Hoy has been appointed to a new post as Executive Director, Group Sales of ExecuJet Aviation Group as the company looks forward to a significant expansion in 2008.
Andrew joins from Skyjet International, Bombardier’s highly successful block charter ownership program. As one of three Board Directors, he was responsible for the strategic growth of the company and the close management of a large team of operations staff across three continents, as well as being directly involved in managing client relationships and closing a number of aircraft sales transactions to Skyjet clients.
In his new role at ExecuJet he will be based in London, regularly visiting the various ExecuJet regions including its Head Office in Zurich Airport, where he will report to Group Managing Director Gerrit Basson.
Andrew brings a wealth of experience to ExecuJet – not only in customer service and day to day dispatch operations, but also from the front line. A former commercial helicopter and fixed wing pilot, Andrew has logged a total of over 3,000 flying hours with more than 2,000 on jets, including flying Bombardier Learjet 45 aircraft until diabetes abruptly ended his flying career.
ExecuJet, with its 750-strong workforce is one of the largest business aircraft operators, maintaining seven Air Operators Certificates (AOC), three of which are in Europe, and providing aircraft management, charter, maintenance handling and general FBO services. ExecuJet manages a fleet 110 business aircraft from its various dispatch centres across multiple continents.
"I am thrilled to be taking on this role at such an exciting time at ExecuJet, with its expanding portfolio of business aviation interests," said Andrew Hoy. "The Bombardier business aircraft line has had a terrific year and the Grob Aerospace sp©˙ light jet is on course for certification next year. I will also be closely involved with the new Aerion Supersonic business jet for which ExecuJet has started taking orders."
ExecuJet Aviation Group
Headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland, ExecuJet Aviation Group has operations in four regions including Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australasia. Each ExecuJet office is locally focused on providing specialist tailored aviation solutions.
ExecuJet manages a fleet of over 100 modern aircraft worldwide under the most stringent safety standards, strategically operated from six regional civil aviation issued air operating certificates (AOCs). ExecuJet is the sales distributor for Bombardier Business Aircraft (including the Learjet, Challenger and Global Express families) and exclusive distributors for the Grob Aerospace sp©˙ light business jet and the new 8 to 12-passenger Aerion Supersonic Business Jet outside the Americas.
Other services include aircraft pre-owned sales, aircraft management, aircraft maintenance, aircraft charter, aircraft completions management and aircraft services.