Air Charter Service appoints new non-exec director

Richard Carrick, ACS

Air Charter Service (ACS) has appointed Richard Carrick as a non-executive director to the company’s group board.

Justin Bowman, ACS group chief executive, commented: “We are looking at our growth over the coming years – in expanding our global network of offices, in investing in technology, as well as looking at new acquisitions of complementary businesses. Richard’s wealth of experience and knowledge in the travel and private aviation industry will certainly greatly benefit our experienced team as we look to deliver our expansion plans. We are delighted to welcome him on board.”

Richard has extensive marketing and general management experience of tour operating, travel retailing and airlines. He has been chief executive of both MyTravel and Hoseasons, as well as a near six-year stint at PrivateFly. Richard’s extensive CV includes a number of other chief executive and directorial positions, primarily in the travel industry.

Carrick said of his appointment: “Air Charter Service is a company I have long admired. They’re one of the world’s most successful air charter businesses and it’s a privilege to be asked to join them. I very much look forward to working with their fantastic team and helping them in their next phase of growth and expansion.”

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