Tue, Jul 08, 2008
Edgar van Schaik Has Experience In High-End Real Estate
International business aviation specialist PrivatAir has
announced the appointment of Edgar van Schaik as Vice President
Charter Sales, effective July 1.
Based at the company’s headquarters in Geneva, he will be
responsible for overseeing the ongoing expansion of the charter
sales division, developing new strategies for sales growth and
managing the day-to-day activities of the charter team. He will
report directly to CEO Greg Thomas.
Edgar comes to PrivatAir with almost 15 years of sales and
marketing experience. After starting his career as a Platoon
Commander with the Dutch Special Forces, he changed direction to
study marketing at the Institute Notenboom in The Netherlands.
Following graduation, he worked in numerous marketing and sales
roles throughout the world across a broad range of industry
sectors, including high-end real estate, luxury watches, IT and
"I am excited about the opportunity to further develop
PrivatAir’s rapidly growing charter sales division," said van
Schaik. "Not only will we concentrate our efforts moving forward on
pursuing and growing new customer markets, but we will also
continue to focus on finding innovative ways to constantly improve
PrivatAir’s already legendary customer
"Edgar joins PrivatAir at a very exciting time, not just for the
company, but for the business aviation industry at large," said
PrivatAir CEO Greg Thomas. "His experience in other fast-growing
and ever-changing industries provides an excellent foundation for a
rewarding career at PrivatAir, and I am delighted that he is
joining the company."
PrivatAir is an international business aviation group with
headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and operating bases in Zurich
(Switzerland), Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich (Germany) and
Amsterdam (The Netherlands). The company manages a fleet of
airliners including Boeing Business Jets, Airbus A319s, as well as
a VIP-configured Boeing 757 and Boeing 767.
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