Menzies Aviation grows Middle East, Africa and Asia leadership team


Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist has announced the appointment of three senior members to the Middle East, Africa and Asia (MEAA) team: John Henderson as Senior Vice President- Operations MEAA; Gemma Sinclair as Vice President- HR, MEAA; and Kevin Constant as Vice President- Operations, Pakistan.

These appointments represent Menzies’ commitment to building its presence in the MEAA region as part of its emerging market growth strategy.

John Henderson will be joining as Senior Vice President of Operations, bringing a wealth of operational knowledge and experience, having worked in aviation ground handling for almost 30 years, 11 of which have been with Menzies.

In his new role he will be focused on growing the business across the MEAA region and integrating Menzies’ new start-up operations in Iraq and Pakistan. Starting September, he will be based in the Dubai office.

In her new position of Vice President of Human Resources for MEAA, Gemma Sinclair will bring 15 years of experience and invaluable insights from her global role at an oil trading company, as well as industry know-how from previously held positions at Emirates Group and dnata supporting their Engineering, Ground Handling and Passenger Services teams.

Finally, Kevin Constant will be joining Menzies as Vice President for Operations in Pakistan and will be based in the country from September.

Kevin has over ten years’ industry experience, including in several senior management positions across airport relations and ground handling at Brussels Airlines, in Cameroon and Belgium.

Charles Wyley, Executive Vice President, Middle East, Africa and Asia at Menzies Aviation said, “I look forward to welcoming John, Gemma and Kevin to the MEAA team. They join at an exciting juncture, as we focus on further building the Menzies brand and expanding our footprint in emerging markets. Their combined expertise will be essential in developing our existing operations, particularly in Iraq and Pakistan where we recently started-up, and helping secure new business opportunities.”


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