ZIM Aircraft Seating appoints Sven Achilles as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

ZIM Aircraft Seating today announces that Sven Achilles has been appointed as the company's new CEO. Sven Achilles is an experienced manager who will take over responsibility at ZIM Aircraft Seating on August 1, 2021.

Sven Achilles has more than 20 years of experience in international business development of aircraft interior products such as aircraft seats, galley, toilets and a wide range of composite and plastic components for aircraft. He has a degree in business administration from the University of Stuttgart/Germany and is a certified automotive mechanic.

On his appointment, Sven said: “I am very happy and proud to have been offered the opportunity to lead ZIM Aircraft Seating at such an important time in its development. ZIM has a great and experienced team, a very attractive range of products and amazing market opportunities. I am looking forward to building on past successes and ensuring that we continue to provide our customers with the best quality products and service in the future. ”

We are delighted to have Sven on board and welcome him to ZIM Aircraft Seating. Sven's profound knowledge of the aircraft cabin and seats market and his many years of experience in the aviation industry will drive the company's growth and international expansion strategies over the next few years,” says Raffael Rogg, operating partner at AURELIUS.

About ZIM Aircraft Seating
ZIM Aircraft Seating is the world's leading manufacturer of premium aircraft seats. Headquartered in Immenstaad, Germany, the company employs around 160 people in the areas of engineering, design, manufacture and service of aircraft seats for more than 100 airlines worldwide. By using breakthrough technologies and innovations in materials and design, ZIM Aircraft Seating offers tailored premium aircraft seating solutions for all aircraft types and customer requirements worldwide.
To learn more about ZIM Aircraft Seating, visit https://www.zim.aero.

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