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.
Approval is now extended to cover A320 family and 737 NG series.
The first Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon arrived at Fokker nearly 30 years ago from the Royal Netherlands Air Force.
It has been contracted to provide extensive maintenance and C-check including LH - RH Wing Service Bulletin A320-57-1154 & 1155 for AerCap's A320 aircraft.
The interior had to be completely stripped down and everything from wiring, isolation, monuments, partitions and seats were designed and fitted according to the customer's own personal requirements...