Helsinki, Finland – June 14, 2018 GA Telesis Engine Services Oy (GATES) announces the appointment of Carsten Holm as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Holm, who previously served as GATES Chief Operations Officer (COO), is responsible for driving commercial solutions for GATES business including the development and implementation of supply chain and inventory strategies, while furthering the internal repair business.
Before being named CCO, Holm had been COO since mid-2016 where he made significant strides in enhancing the production, engineering, and planning processes. Holm previously served as Vice President of Technical Services at GA Telesis LLC, the parent company of GATES. Holm has decades of experience in airline operations, having served as Director of Engineering and subsequently Vice President of Technical at Star Air A/S, prior to joining GA Telesis.
“Shifting Carsten’s main focus to the commercial aspects of our business will enable us to continue building our overall GATES Technical-Commercial strength,” said Basil Papayoti, President of GATES, “this in turn, further enhances the GA Telesis ecosystem.”
About GA Telesis Engine Services
GA Telesis Engine Services Oy (GATES) is a wholly owned, full-service engine overhaul and repair station based in Helsinki, Finland operating under FAA, EASA, CAAC, TCCA and GACA approval. The facility is conveniently located on the Helsinki International Airport property in Vantaa, Finland. GATES is a fully integrated subsidiary of GA Telesis offering customers a seamless engine solution that combines high quality repair services as well as world class supply-chain services. The facility operates out of a 180,000 square foot (18,000 square meter) building that also houses an integrated engine test cell and hi-tech back-shop capabilities.