On May, 4th 2011 the Executive Board of Fokker Technologies appointed Jeroen Koot as President of Fokker Aircraft Services, replacing Mr. Edwin Schilling.
Mr. Koot has extensive industrial experience in system engineering for, amongst others, the railway and luxury yachting industries.
From 2000 - 2005 he was Managing Director of Stork RMO where he led a major restructuring programme. Since then he has managed several other industrial companies. Mr. Koot studied mechanical engineering at the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven and holds an MBA Degree from INSEAD, Fontainbleau.
In appointing Mr. Koot as its new President, Fokker Aircraft Services reaffirms its commitment to promoting and strengthening the company’s ‘Aircrafting’ identity and its role as an active innovative leader in the aerospace industry. The term ‘Aircrafting’ conveys the deep knowledge and intuition that comes from almost a century of aviation experience and innovation.
ABOUT FOKKER AIRCRAFT SERVICES
Fokker Aircraft Services (FAS) specializes in the maintenance, modification and conversion of commercial, private and military aircraft on behalf of operators the world over. With a staff of 400+ based at its Woensdrecht, Netherlands headquarters, FAS serves the operators and owners of Fokker, Boeing and Airbus aircraft. It also maintains the aircraft of national and international armed forces.
Fokker Aircraft Services is a company of Fokker Technologies, which develops and produces advanced components and systems for the aerospace and defence industry, and supplies integrated maintenance services and products to aircraft owners and operators. In 2010 the group achieved a turnover of € 616 million with 3,700 employees.