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Chapman Freeborn, the global air charter and leasing specialist, has appointed Scott Collier as President – ACMI Leasing to lead the newly-formed global ACMI department.
Collier brings almost three decades of extensive industry experience to Chapman Freeborn from across all areas of the industry, from airline operations, commercial sectors and tour operating, to running his own successful aircraft leasing company.
In his new role as President – ACMI Leasing, Collier will lead Chapman Freeborn’s ACMI teams globally, working closely with them on a daily basis with a key focus on adding value to the company’s clients and suppliers, and to Chapman Freeborn as a whole. He will also use his of experience to provide advice to Chapman Freeborn’s airline partners, building and maintaining open channels of communication across the globe.
Collier said: “I am delighted to join Chapman Freeborn, especially during the year of their 50th anniversary. With the truly global reach and ancillary services that we are able to offer our airline partners at Chapman Freeborn, this is a unique opportunity and I am looking forward to helping the company to achieve their growth goals over the coming years.”
He will report into Eric Erbacher, CEO at Chapman Freeborn.
Erbacher sai: “I wish Scott a very warm welcome to the Chapman Freeborn family. He brings with him insight from many corners of the aviation industry, which will be invaluable when applied to our ACMI departments across the world. I look forward to working with him and wish him every success in his new role.”
The Chapman Freeborn group was established in the UK in 1973. The company has offices worldwide including North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In the cargo market, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering specialises in the charter and lease of aircraft for a wide-ranging customer base, including freight forwarders, multinational corporations, governments, humanitarian agencies and a host of industries around the globe.