Helsinki, Finland – June 14, 2018 GA Telesis Engine Services Oy (GATES) announces the appointment of Carsten Holm as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Holm, who previously served as GATES Chief Operations Officer (COO), is responsible for driving commercial solutions for GATES business including the development and implementation of supply chain and inventory strategies, while furthering the internal repair business.

Before being named CCO, Holm had been COO since mid-2016 where he made significant strides in enhancing the production, engineering, and planning processes. Holm previously served as Vice President of Technical Services at GA Telesis LLC, the parent company of GATES. Holm has decades of experience in airline operations, having served as Director of Engineering and subsequently Vice President of Technical at Star Air A/S, prior to joining GA Telesis.

“Shifting Carsten’s main focus to the commercial aspects of our business will enable us to continue building our overall GATES Technical-Commercial strength,” said Basil Papayoti, President of GATES, “this in turn, further enhances the GA Telesis ecosystem.”