Dirk Goovaerts becomes Dnata's new Asia Pacific CEO
DNATA has appointed Dirk Goovaerts as its Asia Pacific chief executive officer
DNATA has appointed Dirk Goovaerts as its Asia Pacific chief executive officer. He is now based in Singapore and joins the group from Saudi Ground Services Company (SGS), where he was a chief operations officer since 2016.
Previously, he held senior leadership roles at Menzies Aviation with the most recent being senior vice president, managing the company's operations at 50 airports in Europe.
Mr Goovaerts will be responsible for overseeing the company's catering, ground and cargo handling operations at 10 airports in Australia, the Philippines and Singapore, managing a workforce of 6,000 employees, reported London's Air Cargo News.
International airport operations senior vice president Ross Marino said: 'We are pleased to have Dirk join our global management team to strengthen and expand our operations in the Asia Pacific region. Dirk brings with him a strong mix of operational experience, technical breadth, leadership and passion for customer care.'