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.