Vic Karjian, Amerijet International, Inc.'s Executive Chairman, will become the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Amerijet effective September 18, 2021. Vic is succeeding Tim Strauss and will be in the role while the Company conducts a search for a new CEO. Prior to Tim joining Amerijet in August 2020, Vic was Amerijet's CEO and oversaw a period of robust growth for the Company, including its receipt of ETOPS certification in March 2020 and significant expansion into ACMI and CMI charter operations. Tim will serve as an advisor to the Company through the balance of this year.
"We are very pleased that Vic has agreed to step in as Interim CEO. Having led the Company since 2016, he is extremely familiar with the Company's customers and operations and will provide for continuity in the business during this interim period," said Bob Horne, Amerijet Board member. "The Company appreciates Tim's many contributions over this past year, and we wish him well in his next chapter. The Board looks forward to working with Vic to continue Amerijet's profitable growth while we search for our next CEO."