Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Company Ltd. (GAMECO) today appointed Marc Szepan as new General Manager effective immediately. He succeeds Norbert Marx who has served as GAMECO’s General Manager since 2011 and will be retiring.

Previously, Marc Szepan was an executive at Lufthansa Technik and Lufthansa Systems where he was responsible for MRO and flight operations support businesses based in Asia, Europe, and the U.S. He has also served as faculty member at the University of Oxford. In 2012, he was recognised as one of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s “40 Under Forty: Rising Stars of Aerospace and Aviation”. He received an MBA from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business, an AM from Harvard University, and a doctorate in management studies from the University of Oxford Saïd Business School.

“Under Norbert’s leadership, GAMECO has become one of the world’s premier MRO service providers. I am honoured to become a member of the GAMECO team and am looking forward to working closely with Deputy General Manager Gan Yongjun and the other members of the leadership team to continue the GAMECO success story” said Szepan.