Jeremie Caillet, who joined Jet Aviation in 2008, has been appointed senior vice president regional operations Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), reporting to president David Paddock. He succeeds Stefan Benz who is leaving the company.

In his new role, Caillet is responsible for EMEA operations, encompassing Completions, MRO, FBO, Aircraft Management and Charter, and the Middle East Joint Ventures.

With over 15 years’ experience in the aerospace industry, Caillet has held a number of roles within engineering, key account management, project management, operations and most recently, as vice president VIP completions. Caillet’s career began at Dassault Falcon Jet in the US. He holds a Master Engineering Degree from Estaca, France, and a Master of Science in Aircraft Design from Linköping University, Sweden.

Benz joined Jet Aviation in 2011 as vice president MRO and FBO sales EMEA and Asia, before taking on the role of SVP Operations MRO and FBO EMEA and Asia in 2014. Following the acquisition of Hawker Pacific in 2018, Benz focused solely on the EMEA region.

I would like to thank Stefan for his contribution and commitment to Jet Aviation over the years,” Paddock said. “He has supported a number of key milestones including acquisitions and partnerships, and we wish him all the best in his next endeavors.

Jet Aviation EMEA operates a network of facilities in Basel, Geneva, Zurich, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Vienna, Düsseldorf, Cologne, Malta, Dubai, Fujairah, Riyadh, Jeddah, Medina and Yanbu.

A wholly owned subsidiary for General Dynamics, with some 4,000 employees and 50 locations worldwide, Jet Aviation’s offerings include aircraft management, aircraft sales, charter, completions, defence, FBO, maintenance and staffing.