Nomad Aviation has appointed Thomas Koehli as the company’s Chief Executive Officer as of October 01, 2017. Koehli will lead the management team and will be in charge of the Nomad Aviation group. He succeeds his father Heinz Koehli who will concentrate more on the company expansion and his strategic role as Executive Chairman. In addition to his new assignment Thomas keeps his role in leading the Charter Sales and Ground Operations Department.
Thomas Koehli has more than 19 years of aviation experience. He joined Nomad Aviation in September 2016 as Senior VP Sales and Ground Operations. Prior to that, Thomas Koehli spent 18 years with a reputed ground handling company at Zurich International airport, last as vice president and member of the executive management, where he was leading the company’s airline & cargo handling division. He started his professional career in the travel business as a travel consultant. Thomas Koehli holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business leadership and organization.
“As Thomas has already worked in the aviation industry in various management functions he will be a valuable and highly appreciated professional to lead the operation of Nomad Aviation”, says Heinz Koehli, Executive Chairman and adds: “Thomas’ strength is organizational leadership and he is a dedicated and motivated person, and I am delighted to welcome him in his new function as CEO to further grow Nomad Aviation with his team.”
Nomad Aviation, based in Switzerland, offers aircraft management and charter services. It operates an exclusive fleet of aircraft, ranging from light to ultra-long-range jets including Gulfstream 650, Bombardier Global 5000, Global XRS, Challenger 604, Embraer Legacy 600, Cessna CJ1+ and Beech Premier 1. Nomad Aviation has offices in Zurich/Kloten, Switzerland and Sliema, Malta.