Sean McGeough joins Wheels Up as EVP – head of global sales


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Sean McGeough has joined Wheels Up as its EVP of global sales.

“We are thrilled to welcome a seasoned aviation executive like Sean McGeough to the Wheels Up team,” said Kenny Dichter, founder and CEO, Wheels Up. “Sean’s extensive industry experience and expertise make him an ideal addition to the leadership team to support Wheels Up business objectives.”

Previous to his joining Wheels Up, McGeough had severed as the Regional Vice President for the Northeast United States for Aerion Supersonic, where he was part of the team involved in the $2.5 billion sale of 20 AS-2 supersonic jets to Flexjet.

“In my experience working with flight departments and companies around the globe, they’re always trying to find ways to maximize their budgets while maintaining safety, reliability and consistency. What attracted me to Wheels Up was the fact that their safety standards are among the highest in the industry,” said McGeough. “We have created a new vertical for companies—we’re truly an added benefit. We’re not asking them to change what they have or what they are doing today, we’re offering them additional coverage – an option that will enhance the way they travel for business.”