Air Charter Service is continuing to expand its North American operations with a new Washington DC office, serving the Virginia and Delaware regions as well as the US capital. Joel Fenn has been appointed as CEO of the new office, the company's ninth in the US. Fenn, who was most recently office CEO of the ACS Miami operation in Florida, says: “We have always had a strong customer base here in the capital, and we were fortunate enough to have a couple of extremely successful years across our US offices, despite the pandemic, and felt that now was the right time to open our office here.” Fenn started his ACS career in 2005 in the company's London headquarters, where he worked his way up to the position of private jets director before taking on the same role in the Hong Kong office. He then moved to Miami in 2015, taking the reins when ACS opened its Florida office in the city. Adding to the experienced team is cargo business development director Chris Fisher. ACS CEO Justin Bowman says: “Obviously DC and the surrounding region are key to our US growth plans, and we're very excited to open an office here. Joel and Chris bring their wealth of experience and will be looking to work on large government contracts. Joel has previous experience of running an ACS operation from its inception and is absolutely the right person for the job.”
At the company's San Francisco office, former ACS Canada management team member Max Lamothe has taken over as CEO.
ACS Americas president Richard Thompson says: “Max joined ACS more than six years ago and has helped to establish our Canadian office as one of ACS's largest. As we look to expand in the region, Max has been asked to take control of our northern California operation. He has shown a great attitude over the past few years and will make a fantastic CEO of our San Francisco office. Under Max's leadership we are hoping that his team can flourish and expand, with such a wide scope of business in the region.”
Lamothe adds: “I can't wait to get started here in San Francisco and help to develop the team that we currently have. The northern California market is ripe with opportunities in some major industries, and I can't wait to get going.”