New MD Nordic Aero

Nordic Aero strengthens its Management Team with the appointment of a new Managing Director. Nordic Aero is part of Aviator Group which provides Aviation Service Operations throughout the Nordic Region.

Nordic Aero has appointed a new Managing Director, from the 1st September 2013 Ola Strangeways will take up his new position. Ola was most recently Operations Director for Havas Europe and previously had extensive experience from SAS. Ola takes over from Paul Synnott who for some time has had responsibility for both Nordic Aero in addition to his CEO responsibilities for Aviator Group. Paul will now concentrate on his Group CEO role and focus on the strategic direction of the Aviator Group of companies.

Expressing his satisfaction with the appointment Paul Synnott CEO Aviator said “In Ola we have been able to appoint a person with comprehensive branch experience in combination with the enthusiasm and ability to create and maintain constructive long term customer relationships”

“The Aviation sector is facing a series of changes and challenges as a Service Company it is our role to provide smart and effective service solutions that deliver a “feel good” experience for our customers and their passengers. I am eagerly awaiting this autumn!” concluded an excited Ola.

For more information, please contact:
Paul Synnott, CEO Aviator
+ 46 70 7300320

Nordic Aero is part of the largest independent Ground Service Company in the Nordics The Aviator Group was founded in December 2010, when Aviator purchased the Swedish company, Nordic Aero, and the two Norwegian companies, Røros Flyservice and Norport Ground Handling. An additional acquisition was made April 2011, when Aviator acquired Danish company Novia A/S and Aviator Airport Services AB Malmö (former Sturup Handling AB). Aviator is owned by the investment fund, Accent Equity 2008, the founders of the three companies and its management. Accent Equity 2008 is the majority shareholder. Aviator´s turnover in 2012 was €187m, whilst actively employing more than 2200 personnel. Aviator supplies Aviation Services at 22 airports in Norway, Denmark, Finland and Sweden.