PURCHASE, N.Y., Oct. 07, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:AAWW) today announced the appointment of Chung Mak as Vice President APAC Sales and Marketing for Atlas Air, Inc. Mr. Mak will lead the company’s sales and marketing team in the Asia-Pacific region with responsibility for its commercial activities, customer relations and general management. He will be based in Hong Kong and will report to Michael Steen, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer.
“We continue to grow and strengthen our business on a global basis, and Chung’s deep industry knowledge and experience will help us further develop our presence in the Asia-Pacific region,” said William J. Flynn, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Air Worldwide. “Chung has more than 20 years of experience in the advisory, aviation and aerospace industries in China, the Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East, and a record of developing and managing new and established businesses.”
Prior to joining the company, Mr. Mak held senior management positions at such leading companies as Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited and, most recently, the Seabury Group.
He received his Bachelor of Applied Science (Civil Engineering) from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, and his Master of Science in Transportation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Mr. Mak succeeds Graham Perkins, who covered the APAC region for Atlas Air since 2002. Mr. Perkins has relocated to Atlas Air’s European headquarters in Farnborough, England, where he is currently Vice President Sales and Marketing Europe / Middle East / Africa / India (EMEIA).
About Atlas Air Worldwide:
Atlas Air Worldwide is a leading global provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services. It is the parent company of Atlas Air, Inc. (Atlas) and Titan Aviation Holdings, Inc. (Titan), and is the majority shareholder of Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc. (Polar). Through Atlas and Polar, Atlas Air Worldwide operates the world’s largest fleet of Boeing 747 freighter aircraft.
Atlas, Titan and Polar offer a range of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services that include ACMI service – in which customers receive an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance on a long-term basis; CMI service, for customers that provide their own aircraft; express network and airport-to-airport cargo service; cargo and passenger charters; and dry leasing of aircraft and engines.
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