Paul Gregorowitsch, chief executive officer of Oman Air, the Sultanate’s airline, has resigned, the airline announced on Monday.
“The board of Oman Air directors has accepted the resignation of the CEO, Paul Gregorowitsch. Engineer Abdul Aziz Al Raisi, the executive vice president of products and brand development, will serve as acting CEO,” Oman Air said in a statement.
Gregorowitsch — a national from the Netherlands — joined the airline as CEO in August, 2014, having moved from Air Berlin.
Before joining Air Berlin, he was president and chief executive officer of Amsterdam-based passenger and cargo airline Martinair Holland NV from 2007 to 2011, where he implemented successful restructuring measures to bring the company back into profit in record time.
Gregorowitsch has also held a series of international management positions within Air France-KLM, rising to executive vice president commercial. He was part of the executive team that was responsible for amalgamating the passenger divisions of Air France and KLM, and was a member of the alliance steering committee of Northwest Airlines and KLM.
Gregorowitsch studied at the University of Leiden and at the Dutch Scientific Institute for Tourism and Leisure Management in the Netherlands, and is married with three children.
There were no further details given about the resignation.