Atlas Air appoints Artem Gonopolskiy as EVP & CFO

Gonopolskiy has been with Atlas for more than 18 years, and has served as interim CFO since June 15, 2023

Atlas Air appoints Artem Gonopolskiy as EVP & CFO
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Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings appointed Artem Gonopolskiy as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective December 1, 2023.

Gonopolskiy has been with Atlas for more than 18 years, and has served as the interim Chief Financial Officer since June 15, 2023, says an official release.

"Gonopolskiy will lead all aspects of the company’s finance functions, including strategic financial planning, accounting, reporting, internal audit, tax, treasury and investor relations and will continue to report to Michael Steen, Chief Executive Officer, Atlas."

Steen says: “I’m delighted to see Artem stepping into this critical role as he has an unparalleled depth of knowledge of our business, and is uniquely positioned to build our financial strength and execute on our strategy. Artem has been an integral member of our leadership team and has played a critical role in the company’s execution of key transactions throughout his tenure at Atlas.

“Most recently, Artem has been instrumental in driving the transformation of Atlas as a private company. We believe his commitment to delivering for our customers and stakeholders will add significant value to the company going forward. I look forward to continuing to work with Artem to drive the company’s growth and success.”

David Siegel, Chairman, Board of Directors, Atlas adds: “The Board has great confidence that Artem is the right executive to lead Atlas’ financial function and execute on the company’s business initiatives.”

Gonopolskiy joined Atlas in 2005 as a senior financial analyst and rose through a series of positions of increasing responsibility within the company’s finance organisation. He was Senior Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis before being named interim CFO in June 2023.

“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to continue leading Atlas’ finance organisation,” says Gonopolskiy. “Our teams at Atlas are driven by the utmost integrity and commitment to our customers and our company, and I am proud to serve alongside my colleagues as we progress on our transformation journey.”

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