Oman Air CEO Paul Gregorowitsch resigns
October 16, 2017 | 8:45 PM
by Times News Service
File photo of former Oman Air CEO Paul Gregorowitsch

Muscat: Paul Gregorowitsch, the Chief Executive Officer of Oman Air, has resigned, the airline announced on Monday.

"The Board of Oman Air directors has accepted the resignation of the CEO, Mr. Paul Gregorowitsch. Engineer Abdulaziz Al Raisi, the Executive Vice President of Products and Brand Development, will serve as Acting CEO," Oman Air said, in an online statement.

Paul Gregorowitsch was appointed as CEO of Oman Air in August, 2014.

Mr Gregorowitsch, a citizen of the Netherlands, joined Oman Air from Air Berlin.

Prior to Air Berlin, he was, from 2007 to 2011, President and Chief Executive Officer of Amsterdam-based passenger and cargo airline Martinair Holland NV, where he implemented successful restructuring measures to bring the company back into profit in record time.

Gregorowitsch has also held a series of international management positions within Air France-KLM, rising to Executive Vice President Commercial. He was part of the Executive team that was responsible for amalgamating the passenger divisions of Air France and KLM, and was a member of the Alliance Steering Committee of Northwest Airlines and KLM.

Paul Gregorowitsch studied at the University of Leiden and at the Dutch Scientific Institute for Tourism and Leisure Management, in the Netherlands, and is married with three adult children.

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