Embraer has made a number of key leadership appointments in its global commercial team, just weeks after the appointment of Arjan Meijer as President & CEO of Embraer’s Commercial Aviation business.
Martyn Holmes has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer of Embraer’s commercial unit. Holmes, who joined the company in 2012, is moving on from his previous role, as Vice President for Europe, Russia and Central Asia. Holmes will continue to be based in Amsterdam at Embraer’s EMEA head office, and will report to Meijer. Previously with a major engine manufacturer, Holmes has over 20 years’ experience in the aviation business.
Cesar Pereira, has been appointed Vice President of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Embraer Commercial Aviation. He will relocate from Singapore to the Amsterdam office. Pereira has held a number of senior roles in market intelligence, product development and sales engineering during his 17 year career at Embraer.
Raul Villaron, who was Vice President Middle East and Africa, will move to Singapore as Vice President Asia Pacific, looking after Embraer’s Commercial Aviation for the Asia Pacific region (not including China). Villaron has been with Embraer for 15 years, and prior to this current appointment was the Marketing Director for the EMEA region. Guo Qing remains as the Vice President of China for Embraer Commercial Aviation.
Mark Neely has been appointed Vice President of The Americas for Embraer Commercial Aviation. Neely will cover both continents of the Americas from his base in the United Sates. Mark has been with Embraer for 10 years and was the Regional Vice President of Sales in North America.
“These moves are part of Embraer’s strategy to better harness and cross-pollinate our global experience and work closer with our customers and partners as we all navigate these challenging times”, said Meijer.
Simon Newitt will add the asset management responsibility to his current role becoming, Vice President, Contracts & Asset Management, Embraer Commercial Aviation also reporting to Meijer.
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