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CEO Murray expected to keep Skyservice in mint condition
Benjamin Murray has more than 20 years of leadership and operational experience in business aviation in North America, including roles as president and CEO of NetJets subsidiary Executive Jet Management.
Benjamin Murray arrives at Skyservice with an impressive CV.

Canada's Skyservice Business Aviation has appointed Benjamin Murray as president and CEO. Murray succeeds Emlyn David as CEO of Skyservice and will continue the firm's commitment to safety and service excellence while leading the company to a new chapter of growth and global expansion.

“I am grateful to Emlyn and the entire Skyservice team for their warm welcome and the opportunity to partner together in accelerating our company's growth and industry leadership,” says Murray. “Together, we will harness our strengths and exceptional brand to continue to succeed, build our platform and deliver service excellence.”

Murray has more than 20 years of leadership and operational experience in business aviation in North America, including progressively responsible roles with NetJets as president and chief executive officer of its subsidiary Executive Jet Management, where he doubled revenue in less than two years, enhanced the breadth and quality of its services and strengthened its profitability and market position. He also served with Landmark Aviation as president, aircraft management and charter, building the enterprise into the second largest aircraft management company in the US. Prior to joining Skyservice in November 2020, Murray was founder and managing member of North Star Solutions, a corporate aviation consulting company serving the aviation and mobility needs of international blue-chip clients.

“On behalf of the board, I thank Emlyn for his contributions to Skyservice, including directing the company's growth over the past 14 years and his instrumental role in building Canada's first top tier business aviation centre at Toronto's Pearson International Airport,” says Gregory J. Smith, president and CEO of InstarAGF Asset Management Inc. “We are delighted that Emlyn will be continue to serve as an advisor to Skyservice and the board on the company's expansion plans and business strategy.”

David concludes: “Over the past four months, Ben and I have collaborated closely on this transition, which positions the company for a bright future. I am thrilled to continue working with Ben and the board to expand Skyservice's footprint, including in the United States, and to work with InstarAGF on other new initiatives.”

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