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HAECO appoints Chief Commercial Officer

  • Published on August 26, 2022

HAECO today announced the appointment of Mr Gerald Steinhoff as Chief Commercial Officer effective 1 January 2023. He will succeed Mr Richard Kendall who will be retiring from Swire group, the parent company of HAECO, at the end of the year. 

Mr Steinhoff has been the Managing Director of HÜBNER Group since 2020. Prior to that, he had extensive experience in the aviation industry covering roles in sales, business development and finance during his 13-year tenure with Lufthansa Technik AG, following 11 years in MTU Aero Engines GmbH. Mr Steinhoff has worked in Singapore, USA and Germany. He graduated in Economics from Justus-Liebig-University Giessen. 

Mr Steinhoff will join the HAECO Group Leadership team headed by Chief Executive Officer, Mr Frank Walschot. He will lead commercial strategies, customer relations, market development and global sales activities for HAECO products and services across the group. 

HAECO Group is one of the world’s leading aircraft engineering and maintenance service providers. We provide a comprehensive range of solutions encompassing airframe services, line services, cabin solutions, private jet solutions, fleet technical management, inventory technical management, component overhaul, aerostructure repairs, landing gear services, engine services, global engine support, parts manufacturing and technical training. HAECO Group comprises 16 operating companies, employing around 15,000 staff in Hong Kong, Chinese Mainland, Europe and the United States.