David Clark to join WFS as Global head of Safety & Security
Dec 15, 2016: David Clark has been appointed as Global head of Safety & Security for Worldwide Flight Services (WFS). He will report directly to WFS’ CEO Craig Smyth, will take up his new post on February 27, 2017 and will be based in Paris.
He joins WFS after spending more than 17 years with British Airways where he has held various senior management roles in Engineering and Ground Operations. Most recently, David ran the Ground Operations safety, quality and training functions globally, working with the airline’s in-house ground handling teams, ground service providers, partner airlines and IATA to drive improvements in safety and security.
Smyth, said, “Safety and security is our number one priority. As such, David’s appointment brings not only a deep understanding of aviation safety and security risk and regulatory frameworks, but also a current perspective from a major international airline and WFS customer.”
David Clarke, added, “I am delighted to be joining one of the world’s leading airport service organisations, especially at such an exciting time in the company’s history. I’m looking forward to joining the team and making WFS best in class in this industry.”