Jet Aviation appoints leadership in new APAC region

Jet Aviation has announced it has appointed Joe Reckling as SVP of regional operations for the newly formed Asia-Pacific region, the company said.

The company also appointed David Best, current VP Business Development, as its new SVP Strategic Global Growth (SGG). Best succeeds Johannes Turzer, who is retiring from this role at the end of January 2019.

Reckling joins the leadership team to oversee 21 locations and more than 1,100 employees.

Reckling joined Hawker Pacific as CFO in 2008, having held senior financial, commercial and managerial roles with various public companies in the UK and Australia.

Best joined Turzer´s SGG team as VP Business Development in April 2017 and has been largely responsible for the successful acquisition and integration of Hawker Pacific to date. Prior to joining Jet, he founded and led a global aviation and business consultancy company and held senior positions with BBA Aviation Asia Pacific and Signature Flight Support.

Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was founded in Switzerland in 1967 and is one of the leading business aviation services companies in the world. More than 4,800 employees cater to client needs from close to 50 facilities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North America and the Caribbean.