Eve Air Mobility has announced that Johann Bordais, the current president and CEO of Embraer Services and Support, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, effective from September 1.

Eve’s co-CEOs, Andre Stein and Jerry DeMuro, will remain at Eve with new roles.

“Eve has made incredible progress and accomplished important milestones in the development of an eVTOL aircraft and the urban air ecosystem under the leadership of Jerry and Stein,” said Luís Carlos Affonso, Chairman of Eve’s Board.

“Now, with the acceleration of our vehicle development and increased focus on operations and entry-into-service of our eVTOL, Johann Bordais’ leadership and experience successfully leading a global business will be an outstanding addition to Eve’s team, helping our mission to create Urban Air Mobility.”

Incoming CEO

Johann Bordais has led Embraer’s Services & Support business since its foundation in 2016. He was pivotal in transforming the area into Embraer’s fast-growing and most profitable business of the company, with reported revenues of $1.27 billion in 2022, accounting for 28% of Embraer’s total revenue.

During his tenure at Embraer Services & Support, Bordais has transformed Embraer’s aftersales business model, globalizing its solutions and guaranteeing customer satisfaction through innovation and integrated products, and providing a broad portfolio of solutions to customers in Commercial Aviation, Executive Jets and Defense, with over 2,300 people dedicated to supporting customers and their 5,700 aircraft worldwide.

“Urban Air Mobility has the potential to revolutionize how people commute and travel with a direct impact on millions of lives. Supporting customers in a high-demand services environment with the right product is our mission. Eve has built a skilled team in recent years to deliver an effective and sustainable new mode of transportation, and I’m so proud and very excited to join this group,” said Johann Bordais.

Jerry DeMuro will remain at Eve as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development through the end of October 2023 to assist Bordais in the transition. Subscribe to the FINN weekly newsletter