Jet Aviation appoints Jeremie Caillet Senior Vice President Regional Operations EMEA
Basel, Switzerland — Jet Aviation recently announced the appointment of Jeremie Caillet to senior vice president regional operations Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Caillet serves as a member of the Jet Aviation leadership team and reports to Jet Aviation 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.
“During his tenure at Jet Aviation, Jeremie has supported our global integration and leveraged his considerable experience and expertise to advance a world-leading Completions Center,” said Paddock. “I have every confidence that Jeremie will continue to excel in service of our customers, our employees and our brand moving forward. I wish him every continued success.”
Caillet, who has over 15 years’ experience in the aerospace industry, joined Jet Aviation in 2008 and 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.