Menzies Aviation makes key appointments in EMEA region

posted on 15th March 2019 by Justin Burns

Menzies Aviation has made two important appointments within the Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

Andy Cruise has been appointed vice president (VP) of commercial for UK & Ireland and Catherine Read becomes VP of customer success for the EMEA region as a whole.

Cruise recently joined Menzies following the acquisition of Airline Services and has an extensive commercial background in the aviation sector.

SVP for UK & Ireland, Deon van Niekerk said: “We are delighted to welcome Andy into such an important role within the business. He has a strong track record of commercial success with key airline customers and is well placed to hit the ground running and provide an immediate impetus to our sales growth in the UK & Ireland.”

Read steps into the role of VP – Customer Success for EMEA with the remit of working with station and regional teams to strengthen focus on performance and delivery of contractual commitments to our key customers.

EVP EMEA, Jamie Ross said: “Catherine’s appointment signals our intent to continue to maximise performance and success for our customers, reliably and consistently across our key account portfolios.

“She will keep her finger on the pulse of how we are performing, working across the business to help resolve any issues while ensuring that our sales teams are in a strong position to renew contracts and win even more deals with our target customers.”