Monday, July 22, 2024
CFS appoints Kerry Searle Managing Director and a Group CEO

CFS appoints Kerry Searle Managing Director and a Group CEO

Comair Flight Services, a leading business aviation company headquartered at Lanseria International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, is thrilled to announce the promotion of Kerry Searle to the position of Managing Director. Additionally, Justin Reeves has been promoted to Group CEO, with a specific focus on expanding the company’s international business operations. These strategic promotions underscore CFS’ commitment to growth and success as a global player in the business aviation industry.
Kerry Searle has been an instrumental force within CFS, serving as the Client Services Director with outstanding dedication and expertise. Throughout her tenure, Kerry has consistently delivered exceptional service and displayed strong leadership, making a significant impact on the company’s success. In her new role as Managing Director, Kerry will assume responsibility for overseeing the company’s daily operations, ensuring exceptional service delivery, and driving further growth and expansion.
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Justin Reeves, co-founder and former CEO of CFS, has been elevated to the role of Group CEO, where he will oversee the operations of multiple companies within the group. With a profound understanding of the aviation industry and a track record of successful strategic business expansion, Justin will lead the group’s initiatives to achieve growth and establish a strong international presence. His exceptional leadership vision, strategic acumen, and extensive industry network will enable CFS to identify fresh prospects, form vital new partnerships, and effectively expand operations beyond South Africa.
Together, Kerry and Justin will lead CFS into a new phase of global growth, innovation, and customer-centric excellence. They will collaborate closely with the existing management team and employees to build upon the company’s strong foundation, ensuring continued exceptional service for clients across Africa and beyond.
“It is an immense honour to assume the role of Managing Director at CFS,” said Kerry Searle. “I am excited to lead our exceptional team and continue driving our business forward while maintaining our unwavering commitment to creating the ultimate aviation experience for all stakeholders.”
Justin Reeves, the newly appointed Group CEO, expressed his enthusiasm for the opportunity, stating, “I am delighted to take on the role of Group CEO at CFS. Our focus will be on expanding our footprint internationally, forging strategic partnerships, and leveraging our expertise to create new avenues of growth and success in the business aviation industry.”
CFS extends its heartfelt congratulations to Kerry Searle on her promotion to Managing Director and commends Justin Reeves on his elevation to Group CEO. The company is confident that under their visionary leadership, CFS will thrive and achieve new milestones in its quest to become a globally renowned business aviation industry leader.
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