Arabian Aerospace – Menzies Aviation adds three senior members to the MEAA team
Menzies Aviation today announced the appointment of three senior members to its Middle East, Africa and Asia (MEAA) team: John Henderson as Senior Vice President of MEAA Operations, Gemma Sinclair as Vice President RH MEAA and Kevin Constant as Vice President of Pakistan Operations.
Above: (left to right) Gemma Sinclair – Vice President HR MEAA John Henderson – Senior Vice President Operations MEAA Kevin Constant – Vice President Operations Pakistan.
Courtesy of Menzies Aviation
These appointments represent Menzies’ commitment to strengthen its presence in the MEAA region as part of its strategy to grow in emerging markets.
John Henderson will join as Senior Vice President of Operations, bringing a wealth of operational knowledge and experience, having worked in aviation ground support for nearly 30 years, 11 of which with Menzies. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President for UK and Ireland at Menzies. In his new role, he will focus on growing the business in the MEAA region and integrating Menzies new start-up operations in Iraq and Pakistan. From September he will be based in the Dubai office.
In her new role as Vice President, MEAA Human Resources, Gemma Sinclair will bring 15 years of experience and invaluable knowledge from her global role in an oil trading company, as well as industry know-how from the previously positions. employed at Emirates Group and dnata supporting their engineering, groundhandling and passenger services teams. Gemma will also be based in the Dubai office.
Finally, Kevin Constant will join Menzies as vice president of operations in Pakistan and will be based there from September. Kevin has more than ten years of experience in the industry, notably in several management positions in airport relations and ground handling at Brussels Airlines, in Cameroon and Belgium. Most recently, he worked as an independent consultant on projects in the aviation sector in Pakistan, through which he gained in-depth knowledge of the market.
Charles Wyley, Executive Vice President, Middle East, Africa & Asia said: “I look forward to welcoming John, Gemma and Kevin to the MEAA team. They join us at an exciting time, as we focus on strengthening the Menzies brand and expanding our footprint in emerging markets. Their combined expertise will be essential to grow our existing operations, particularly in Iraq and Pakistan where we recently started, and to help secure new business opportunities. “