Changes in executive team for Celebi Aviation

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Çelebi Aviation has announced changes to its Executive Management Team to be e​ffective June 1, 2023.

Thomas Konietzko, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, has decided to step down from his current position for personal reasons.

Cem Şensöz, formerly Managing Director of Çelebi India Ground Handling, will take on the role of Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Çelebi Aviation Group and will be joining as a member of the Executive Committee.

The Sales and Marketing department of Çelebi Aviation Group and the entity's sales functions will be directly reporting to him.

Konietzko joined the Çelebi Group in June 2018. Since that time, he has made significant contributions to the Çelebi Aviation Group's management of Sales and Marketing activities.

“Thomas succeeded in streamlining commercial processes, for the improvement and evolution of the function across the organisation. This was an important goal set out at the beginning of Thomas’s tenure, and he made good progress in achieving the set goals during the past five years. Sales and marketing became more structured in the company and largely contributed to the development and success of the organisation’s business targets.” says Dave Dorner, CEO of Çelebi Aviation Group.

Şensöz began his professional career in 1992 with Çelebi and, up until 2008, handled a variety of different duties all around Turkey.

Çelebi Aviation Group CEO, Dave Dorner, has also indicated that “Cem has spent the last 14+ years of his career working in India, and as Managing Director of GH India, he has made significant contributions to the company's success and expansion. His contribution to the growth of ground handling services in India and the company's operations has been significant, and he maintains a solid track record of successful professional accomplishments.’’

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