Following the appointment of Arjan Meijer as president and CEO of Embraer’s Commercial Aviation business in June, Embraer is making a number of key leadership appointments in its global commercial team.
Martyn Holmes has been appointed as chief commercial officer of Embraer’s commercial unit. Cesar Pereira, has been appointed vice president of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Embraer Commercial Aviation, relocating from Singapore to the Amsterdam office.
Raul Villaron moves on from his role as vice president Middle East and Africa to Singapore, as vice president Asia-Pacific, looking after Embraer’s Commercial Aviation for the Asia-Pacific region (not including China). Mark Neely has been appointed vice president of the Americas for Embraer Commercial Aviation.
Holmes, who joined the company in 2012, is moving on from his previous role, as vice president for Europe, Russia and Central Asia. He will continue to be based in Amsterdam at Embraer’s EMEA head office and will report to president and Meijer. Previously with a major engine manufacturer, Holmes has over 20 years’ experience in the aviation business.
Pereira has held a number of senior roles in market intelligence, product development and sales engineering during his 17 year career at Embraer. Villaron has been with Embraer for 15 years and prior to this current appointment was the marketing director for the EMEA region. Guo Qing remains as the vice president of China for Embraer Commercial Aviation.
Neely will cover both continents of the Americas from his base in the United Sates. He has been with Embraer for 10 years and was the regional vice president of sales in North America.
In another consolidation within the Commercial Aviation business unit, Simon Newitt will add the asset management responsibility to his current role becoming vice president for Contracts & Asset Management, Embraer Commercial Aviation also reporting to Meijer.