As per the 1st of June 2022, Rob van de Graaf is appointed Commercial director of EPCOR, the 100% subsidiary of AFI KLM E&M based in Amsterdam, specialized in APU and component support.
Paris, Schiphol-Rijk, June 07, 2022 – EPCOR is pleased to announce Rob van de Graaf will join EPCORs management team as Commercial Director. Rob van de Graaf builds upon an impressive career in various regions in Europe, the United States and Asia.
Rob van de Graaf states: “I am excited to join the EPCOR family and to help continue to build and grow EPCOR's business with innovative solutions in anticipation of market needs. With EPCOR's strong customer focus we will continue to put the customer at the centre of all we do.”
Rob started his 30-year aviation career in 1988 at Fokker Aircraft working in the customer support organization. He gained experience at AAR in various commercial roles and was involved in various customer support, business development and sales roles. Rob was involved in the development for a component maintenance facility in China where he was based in Shanghai.
In the Asia Pacific region, Rob worked for HEICO and MTU where he was successful in engine contracts with various carriers in South-Korea, Indonesia and Australia. After a short adventure in Turbine Aero, he was asked to lead the commercial department of EPCOR. It fitted his desire to return to his roots in The Netherlands.
Dominik Wiener-Silva, Managing Director of EPCOR states: “I am delighted to welcome Rob on board. With his thorough knowledge of both component and APU market, he will be a valuable asset to achieve our growth ambitions.”