Vize Präsident- Afrika
Gavin Kiggen is an experienced industry professional with over 29 years? experience in aviation.
In 1989, after completing his military service, Gavin studied as an aircraft engineer at South African Airways. After qualifying and spending a few years honing his skills, he continued his studies to become a flight engineer, working on aircraft such as Boeing 747?s and Boeing 727?s worldwide, whilst pursuing his pilot?s licence. Gavin flew for many of South Africa?s major commercial airlines such as British Airways/Comair, Safair and Nationwide Airlines, between 1999 and 2008. It was at Nationwide Airlines where Gavin gave instruction and redirected his career into flight operations.
In 2008, Gavin joined ExecuJet?s Flight Operations Department as Aviation Services Manager and in 2009, became Flight Operations Manager. He refined the processes and procedures in terms of the regulations and implemented a full aircraft dispatch procedure, a first for General Aviation in South Africa. In addition, Gavin proactively got involved with supporting and growing ExecuJet?s FBO, Charter and Managed Aircraft business.
Gavin ist Mitglied des Board of Directors der African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) sowie der Commercial Aviation Association Southern Africa (CAASA).
2014 wurde Gavin zum Flight Operations Director-Africa und kurz darauf zum Director of Aviation for Africa befördert.
Im November 2017 wurde Gavin schließlich zum Vizepräsident- Afrika befördert.
Gavin ist stolzer Vater dreier Kinder- Ross (17), Taryn (14) und Kate (6 Monate).