·        Mark Neely has been appointed as Vice President Freighter, reporting to Martyn Holmes, CCO of Embraer Commercial Aviation.

·        The appointment strengthens Embraer’s focus on its freighter business.

São José Dos Campos, Brazil, June 13, 2023 – Embraer has appointed Mark Neely to the position of Vice President Freighter, in its Commercial Aviation division, effective June 1, 2023. This new global leadership position sees him reporting directly to Martyn Holmes, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), Embraer Commercial Aviation.

Neely boasts extensive experience in both the passenger and freighter markets and is set to lead the company’s growing focus on the Passenger to Freighter (P2F) aircraft opportunities and market development. He previously served as Vice President Sales & Marketing, Head of Region for North America, managing some of Embraer’s largest customers, serving all the major airlines in the US.

Speaking on the appointment, Martyn Holmes, CCO, Embraer Commercial Aviation, said: “Mark's appointment to this new role is a strategic move in line with our focus on developing our nascent freighter business. I’m very pleased that we will be navigating this exciting period of growth in the Passenger to Freighter space with his leadership. Mark’s wealth of experience, vision, and dedication are set to make a significant impact.”

Nigel Patterson will be stepping into the role of Vice President Sales & Marketing for North America, ensuring a smooth transition.