Rob van de Graaf is to join EPCOR’s management team as commercial director.
He started his 30-year aviation career in 1988 at Fokker Aircraft working in the customer support organisation. He then gained experience at AAR in various commercial roles and was involved in various customer support, business development and sales roles.
Van de Graaf was involved in the development for a component maintenance facility in China where he was based in Shanghai. In the Asia Pacific region, Rob worked for HEICO and MTU where he was successful in engine contracts with various carriers in South Korea, Indonesia and Australia. After a short time at Turbine Aero, he was asked to lead EPCOR’s commercial department.
“I am excited to join the EPCOR family and to help continue to build and grow EPCOR’s business with innovative solutions in anticipation of market needs,” said van de Graaf. “With EPCOR’s strong customer focus we will continue to put the customer at the centre of all we do.”
EPCOR’s managing director Dominik Wiener-Silva commented: “I am delighted to welcome Rob on board. With his thorough knowledge of both component and APU market, he will be a valuable asset to achieve our growth ambitions.”