Charles Taylor extends aviation asset management capability in Africa with two key additions to their team


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Charles Taylor Aviation Asset Management (CTAAM) has strengthened its worldwide coverage with the appointment of two Aviation Surveyors based in South Africa that will be dedicated to asset management activities.  The appointments increase CTAAM’s ability to provide a wide range of aircraft management and technical support services for aircraft operators, owners, investors and financiers across Africa.

Gerhard Nieuwenhuis, Senior Aviation Surveyor brings over 30 years’ experience in aircraft operations, maintenance and technical expertise to CTAAM. He joins from South African Airways Technical with particular expertise in Boeing 747 aircraft.  Gerhard focuses on aircraft maintenance programmes, continuing airworthiness management, aircraft redeliveries and pre-purchase / mid-lease inspections.

Tertius De Wit – Aviation Surveyor also joins CTAAM from South African Airways Technical. Tertius will focus on project managing aircraft redeliveries as well as performing pre-purchase / mid-lease inspections.

Chris Brennan, Operations Director, CTAAM says: "Our aircraft management and technical support services are designed to provide our clients with the assurance that their aircraft assets are properly maintained.  We are seeing increased demand for our services right across Africa and I am very pleased to welcome Gerhard and Tertius to our team. They provide us with the experience and technical expertise to deliver further growth for CTAAM in the rapidly growing African markets."