Mark Champion to oversee operations in Europe, North America and Middle East
In line with its development strategy, Private Jet Charter, one of the world's largest independent private jet charter brokers, has appointed Mr. Mark Champion as its Global Finance Director for Europe, North America and the Middle East.
Chief executive Hugh Courtenay said: “We are happy to have Mark on board with his wealth of international experience from the finance world. He brings a unique range of skills and experience to the position, encompassing finance, operations and management.”
This appointment comes at a time when the air charter business in Europe, Middle East and North America is having high demand where companies are starting to realise its benefits as an attractive and cost effective alternative to commercial air travel.
Mark Champion said, "Private Jet Charter represents the world’s leading private jet charter companies, and I am delighted to have the chance to work in such an exciting environment. Private Jet Charter has a network of offices in the UK, Nice and a significant presence in the Middle East from a busy base in Dubai. I am happy to be part of a company that is witnessing tremendous progress and its brand equity is soaring in all markets.”
Mark is a qualified CIMA professional with many years of experience. He was the Financial Director of Smarter which incorporates a full service advertising agency, web design/build agency and a media sales house with a combined turnover of around £18 million.
He was also the Financial Director of IN (Independent Agency Network) Ltd, a worldwide network of independently owned advertising agencies. Prior to that, Mark was the Management Accountant at Landor Europe Associates PLC, a Design consultancy which belongs to WPP.
Specific benefits that the Private Jet Charter organisation offers its customers include 24 hour service round the year, multilingual and expert staff, competitive free quotations and advice, unique CATS aircraft sourcing technology, flight watch monitoring on all executive air charter flights. This involves keeping the PA or travel organiser informed of every stage of the journey, from limousine pick-up to take-off, progress of the flight and landing.