SINT MAARTEN (SIMPSON BAY-AIRPORT) - Following an extensive national and international search that included candidates from Curacao, USA and Europe, the Supervisory Board of Directors of the Princess Juliana International Airport Operating company, PJIAE N.V. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Brian F. Mingo as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective January 7th, 2019.
As the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr. Brian Mingo brings to the Princess Juliana International Airport over 20 years of local and international executive experience and a combination of senior management, business development, operations, customer service and project-, change management expertise.
Mr. Brian Mingo grew up in Sint Maarten, and has strong academic credentials including a Masters in Logistics from the UK.
Prior to his position at TelEm Group of Companies, Mr. Mingo held the position of General Manager at TelCell where he developed and implemented the mobile network infrastructure and its business as a start-up.
As Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr. Brian Mingo will assume overall leadership in the strategic planning, operations and financial performance of Princess Juliana International Airport, together with PJIAE’s Management board Ravi Daryanani (CFO) and Michel Hyman (COO)
“During this time of reconstruction and transformation, Mr. Brian Mingo is the right candidate,” said Alex Dijkhoffz, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Directors. The entire Supervisory Board of Directors is impressed with the value that Mr. Mingo will bring to the Princess Juliana International Airport.
“Brian has vast experience in building and growing large organizations. He is a proven leader with a clear business vision, project management skills and the ability to bring people together. His vision on how the airport needs to be transformed and experience around the world is exactly what PJIA needs as the company enters a critical period for the regrowth of Sint Maarten,” Dijkhoffz said.
“It is not an easy task to undertake at this time, especially seeing what PJIAE went through, what has been done and what is still to be done to bring the airport back to its leadership position in Caribbean aviation. However, we are confident that with the team now completed with the appointment of a new CEO, we can meet the set objectives and strategic targets,” concluded Dijkhoffz.