dnata appoints Dirk Goovaerts as regional CEO for Asia Pacific
March 15, 2019: One of the leading ground handlers dnata has roped in Dirk Goovaerts to head as the regional Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Asia Pacific region.
He will be responsible for overseeing dnata's operations at ten airports in three countries, including Australia, the Philippines and Singapore, handling a workforce of 6,000 employees.
He will be based in Singapore and report to Ross Marino, senior vice president for dnata's International Airport Operations division.
Most recently, he held the role of Chief Operations Officer at Saudi Ground Services Company (SGS), since 2016.
Prior to this, Dirk Goovaerts held senior leadership roles at Menzies Aviation. Out of which, the most recent role was as senior vice president, Europe.