Aircraft manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace (TSX:BBD.A) stated on Thursday that it has appointed Torbjorn (Toby) Karlsson to the position of vice president, Sales, Asia-Pacific, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.
The company said Karlsson will lead the company’s sales team which covers most of the Asia-Pacific region except China, Japan and South Korea and will report to Chet Fuller, senior vice president, Commercial, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.
Karlsson has over 25 years of aviation experience and was a regional managing partner with Heidrick & Struggles Industrial Practice in the Asia-Pacific. He previously worked with Honeywell Aerospace as vice president, Commercial Aerospace, Asia Pacific.
Earlier Karlsson served as head of Business Development for Cathay Pacific Aircraft Trading Ltd (Hong Kong); regional director, Rockwell Collins (Singapore); sales director, SAAB Aircraft International, Hong Kong; and president of ET Aviation Thailand, based in Bangkok.