Immenstaad am Bodensee, August 1st, 2021

ZIM Aircraft Seating announces today that Sven Achilles will be appointed new CEO of the company. Sven Achilles is an experienced business leader who will join ZIM Aircraft Seating and assume responsibility on 1st of August 2021.

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

Upon the appointment Sven stated: “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 product range and amazing market opportunities. I am looking forward to build upon the success of the past and to ensure that we remain focused on delivering the very best quality products and service to our customers also in the future.”

We are excited to have Sven on board and welcome him to ZIM Aircraft Seating. Sven’s deep knowledge of the aircraft cabin and seating market and his wealth of experience in the aviation industry will drive the company’s growth and international expansion strategies during the next years, says Raffael Rogg, Operating Partner at AURELIUS.

About ZIM Aircraft Seating
ZIM Aircraft Seating is the global leader in premium aircraft seating. Headquartered in Immenstaad, Germany, it has approximately 160 employees in the field of engineering, designing, manufacturing, and servicing aircraft seats for more than 100 airlines around the globe. By leveraging ground-breaking technology and innovations in material and design, ZIM Aircraft Seating offers customized premium aircraft seating solutions for all types of aircrafts and customer demands worldwide.
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