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Diamond Aircraft has announced the following leadership appointments.
Peter Maurer is retiring as CEO of Diamond’s Canadian operations to support Diamond Aircraft in a senior global strategy and business development role.
Scott McFadzean is promoted from chief operations officer to chief executive officer. Kevin Sheng is appointed chief operations officer, reporting to the CEO.
Bin Chen, chairman of Diamond Aircraft, said: “Following the acquisition of Diamond’s Austrian and Canadian operations we intend to grow Diamond’s global business by improving our customers’ experience, actively expanding global sales and increasing efficiencies in all our operations.
“The announced personnel changes will support these efforts, especially with regard to making best combined use of all our global resources.”
Maurer added: “I am very pleased that we have concluded the acquisition of Diamond Aircraft by the Wanfeng group. The combination of Diamond’s leading edge piston aircraft technology with Wanfeng’s proven business expertise and aviation vision assures the long term success of our company. With Scott McFadzean’s promotion to CEO of Diamond’s Canadian operations, its leadership is in most capable hands.”