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January 11, 2018

Change in Leadership at Skytanking

After 15 successful years, Paul Workman will step down as Managing Director of Skytanking Holding GmbH at his own request, handing over to Gerard Reumer.

Paul Workman has been with Skytanking since 2002, becoming Managing Director in 2006. The Skytanking Group has seen outstanding development under his leadership. In 2006, Skytanking provided a full range of plane fuelling services at 15 airports. Today the company is active in 71 locations and fuels a plane every 25 seconds in 13 countries. Most recently, Skytanking grew by 50 percent in the DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) with the acquisition of the Sun Jet Services group at Frankfurt, Düsseldorf and Cologne airports.

“I’m proud that, with a strong team, I was able to grow Skytanking’s business in this exciting sector over the last few years,” says Paul Workman. “Now is a good time for a change.” Paul Workman will stay with Skytanking for a handover period to provide his successor with the best possible start in his new role.

Gerard Reumer looks back at more than 25 years of experience in the energy sector and has held various positions with Marquard & Bahls since 2004. After joining Skytanking, he will also continue in his current role as President and CEO of United Bulk Terminals USA Inc. from Hamburg until further notice. “I’m very pleased to be taking on a new role in such an exciting industry and to have the chance to continue building on Skytanking’s success,” says Gerard Reumer. 

is a subsidiary of Marquard & Bahls AG, Germany, a leading independent petroleum company. Skytanking provides a full range of aviation fuelling services including building, owning and operating aviation fuel storage and hydrant facilities, and providing into-plane services. Its customers include airline companies, airports and oil companies. Skytanking handles more than 15.5 million cbm of Jet A-1 per year, refuels 1.5 million aircraft, and operates at 71 airports in 13 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.

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