Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc. announced today that after more than eight years serving as its President and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Ziegler has elected to assume the role of Vice Chairman effective September 30, 2017. In his new role, Mr. Ziegler will be responsible for business strategy, industry relations and acquisition activity.
During his tenure as CEO, Mr. Ziegler was instrumental in the creation and development of Greenwich AeroGroup as a preeminent service provider of general, commercial, government and military aviation services.
“For the last eight years, I have had the privilege of leading an outstanding group of aviation professionals, and I believe we have positioned the company and its future leaders for long-term success,” said Jim Ziegler. “I look forward to my continued involvement in helping to grow the company, and I am confident in the existing leadership of each of our businesses.”
Ralph Kunz has been named to assume the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer for Greenwich AeroGroup. Mr. Kunz is a six-year veteran of the company with more than 30 years of aviation experience and serves as Vice President and General Manager of Summit Aviation and TruAtlantic Manufacturing, both subsidiaries of Greenwich AeroGroup. As COO, Mr. Kunz will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of all companies under the Greenwich AeroGroup umbrella and will continue in his current role with Summit Aviation and TruAtlantic Manufacturing.
“We are pleased that Ralph will take on this major leadership role at Greenwich AeroGroup,” Ziegler added. “Ralph is an experienced and trusted leader who consistently delivers results. I have tremendous confidence in his ability to lead the operations of Greenwich AeroGroup.”