Menzies expands board with new appointments

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Menzies Aviation has announced the expansion of its board with the appointment of three new members.

The new board, chaired by Hassan El-Houry, was established following the acquisition of Menzies by Agility and will support the Executive Management Team (EMT) in ensuring the continued success of Menzies.

Ehab Aziz is the Group Chief Financial Officer for Agility. His financial acumen and extensive M&A experience will support Menzies’ growth ambitions to become the undisputed number one in aviation services.

Dr Cheryl Martin is founder of Harwich Partners, working with public and private sector entities to identify drivers to accelerate the adoption of new technologies into key markets. Alongside innovation, Cheryl will focus on sustainability in support of Menzies’ ‘All In’ strategy, as it works towards becoming carbon neutral by 2033.

Thomas Plenborg is Chairman of DSV, the global transport and logistics company, and Chairman of ECIT, an accounting and IT services company. Thomas’ breadth of experience in the European logistics industry will assist Menzies as it embarks on a period of rapid growth.

As part of the deal, which was agreed on 4 August this year, the Menzies Executive Management Team, including CEO Philipp Joeinig, remained in place. Hassan El-Houry became Chairman of the Board having previously been Group CEO of National Aviation Services, which is joining forces with Menzies under the ownership of Agility.

Hassan El-Houry, Menzies Group Chairman said: “It is an exciting time to be part of Menzies and a privilege to serve as Chairman. I’m thrilled to welcome three new board members to Menzies, with each bringing unique qualities and expertise to the table as we enter a new era of accelerated growth."

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