PA Consulting has appointed Peter Baumgartner, former CEO of Etihad Airways, as the company’s Senior Advisor to set up Aviation Advisory Board, a non-executive group of senior aviation professionals.
The article discusses the significance of Peter's appointment at PA. Peter worked at Etihad Airways for over 13 years, most notably as the airline’s chief executive officer and chief commercial officer.
Richard Davey, head of aviation at PA Consulting, comments on the appointment: “I have worked with Peter for over twenty years, and have the highest respect for his achievements in the industry. I am extremely pleased to be able to continue to work with him as he moves on from Etihad Aviation Group. He will provide the industry insights and perspectives to take our business to its next stage of development.”
Peter says: “It’s with great delight that I will now work with Richard and his growing team of aviation experts at PA. I highly value their innovation and ability to contribute to successful outcomes. I look forward to helping further develop their understanding of the complex needs of their aviation clients and am eager to continue to make an impact in the aviation industry.”
The article mentions the acquisition of Nyras, an international aviation consultancy, by PA Consulting and the value of expertise Richard Davey’s team provide. Peter adds: “Throughout my career, it was impossible not to turn to Richard and his team in moments when exceptional subject matter expertise was required.”
The article acknowledges the strength of expertise within PA Consulting’s Aviation Advisory Board, which now has more links to the Middle Eastern markets.