Leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has appointed the industry veteran, Richard Carrick as a non-executive director to the company’s group board.
Justin Bowman, ACS’s Group CEO, commented: “We are looking at our growth over the coming years – in expanding our global network of offices, in investing in technology, as well as looking at new acquisitions of complementary businesses. Richard’s wealth of experience and knowledge in the private aviation industry will certainly greatly benefit our experienced team as we look to deliver our expansion plans. We are delighted to welcome him on board.”
Richard has extensive marketing and general management experience of tour operating, travel retailing and airlines. He has been CEO of both MyTravel and Hoseasons, as well as a near six year stint at PrivateFly. Richard’s extensive CV includes a number of CEO and directorial positions, primarily in the aviation and hospitality industries.
Richard said of his appointment: “Air Charter Service is a company I have long admired. They’re one of the world’s most successful air charter businesses and it’s a privilege to be asked to join them. I very much look forward to working with their fantastic team and helping them in their next phase of growth and expansion.”
About Air Charter Service
Air Charter Service is a global air charter broker company with 25 worldwide offices, spanning all six major continents and we offer private jet, commercial airliner and cargo aircraft charters, as well as onboard courier solutions. We arrange almost 15,000 contracts annually with revenue of close to 700 million dollars. We were formed in 1990 by Chairman Chris Leach and CEO Justin Bowman in the basement of a house, and we now employ more than 500 staff worldwide.
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