July 23, 2014 6:50 AM ET

Transportation Infrastructure

Company Overview of Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.

Company Overview

Worldwide Flight Services, Inc. offers aviation and aircraft ground support services such as cargo handling, technical contracting, and ramp and passenger services primarily to passenger airlines, air-cargo carriers, and airports. The company provides cargo handling services, such as global cargo logistics, cargo facilities management, DGR training and safety, cargo documentation and handling, aircraft capacity management, security processing, and live animal management; baggage handling and processing services; ramp services, such as aircraft loading, unloading, marshalling, water servicing, load planning, and airport transportation; and passenger services, such as passenger check-in, ticke...

1925 West J. Carpenter Freeway

Suite 450

Irving, TX 75063

United States

Founded in 1983

6,200 Employees

Phone:

972-629-5000

Fax:

972-629-5007

Key Executives for Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.

Executive Chairman
Age: 56
Director of Finance and Accounting
Executive Vice President
Age: 59
Senior Vice President
Age: 67
Chief Operating Officer of North America and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Worldwide Flight Services, Inc. Key Developments

Worldwide Flight Services Appoints Richard Van Bruygom as CEO Americas

Worldwide Flight Services has appointed Richard Van Bruygom to head its Americas division as CEO. Richard Van Bruygom assumed his position on November 1, and also joins the Executive Management of the global leading ground handling group. He reports directly to the Chairman and CEO of WFS Global. Richard Van Bruygom, a 52 year old Canadian national, has successfully led several aviation entities and units for the last 25 years. During his impressive career he has held executive positions for companies such as FedEx, Servisair and Swissport, with considerable management responsibilities as well as challenging reengineering and turnaround duties. In this newly created position, based in Dallas, Texas, Richard Van Bruygom will take overall responsibility for all operational, commercial and administrative aspects of the WFS Americas activities.

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