Jean-Peter Jansen Elected to Global Aviation Holdings Board of DirectorsAugust 02, 2010
For Immediate Release
Jean-Peter Jansen Elected to Global Aviation Holdings Board of Directors
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (August 2, 2010) – Global Aviation Holdings Inc. has elected Jean-Peter Jansen, the former Chairman of Lufthansa Cargo’s Executive Board, to its board of directors.
“Jean-Peter has successfully led one of the world’s largest cargo airline and we are fortunate to have him join our Board of Directors at a time when we are growing our cargo operation.” said Rob Binns, Chairman and CEO of Global Aviation.
Mr. Jansen joined Lufthansa in 1976 where he held senior management positions in a variety of divisions including technical, purchasing, fleet planning and finance. Jansen was appointed to the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo with responsibility for logistics and production in 1999. Jansen became Chairman of the Executive Board in 2000 and remained in the position until he retired in 2006.
Jansen also served on a number boards including the supervisory boards of DHL International and LSG Sky Chefs Germany and the executive board of German Federal Logistics Association. He studied economics in Hamburg and Muenster.
Global Aviation Holdings Inc., based in Peachtree City, GA., is the parent of North American Airlines and World Airways. North American Airlines, founded in 1989 and based in Jamaica, N.Y., operates passenger charter flights using B757-200ER and B767-300ER aircraft. World Airways, founded in 1948 and based in Peachtree City GA., operates cargo and passenger charter flights using B747-400, MD-11 and DC-10 aircraft. For information, visit www.glah.com.