Meijer to head Embraer commercial aircraft business

Embraer’s former vice president of commercial aviation for the Middle East and Africa, Arjan Meijer has been appointed new president and chief executive of the Brazilian company’s commercial aircraft division.

 

 

Meijar succeeds John Slattery. Arjan will report directly to Embraer President and CEO Francisco Gomes Neto, and the move will be effective immediately.

Meijar, 47, has been chief commercial officer of Embraer Commercial Aviation since January 2017. In his role as CCO at the company, he has been responsible for the global marketing and sales functions across six different regions, helping the company to achieve 35 airline deals. He joined the company in April 2016 as vice president of commercial aviation for Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Russia.

“Arjan has done a fantastic job as the head of sales for Embraer commercial aviation. He has the energy, international experience, and skillset to lead our commercial aviation business at this unique moment,” said Francisco Gomes Neto.