Dr Gert Pfeifer appointed as Jettainer’s general manager Europe

Dr. Gert Pfeifer, General Manager Europe

Jettainer has announced that Dr. Gert Pfeifer has taken up his new role as General Manager Europe on April 1.

This position is part and parcel of Jettainer’s strategic reorganization in order to respond optimally to regional market trends and needs.

Gert’s new responsibilities include developing and implementing a regional sales and operations strategy for Europe to enhance and ensure the market-driven and reliable ULD management service at all times.

He and his teams will handle all aspects of customer relations in the region, including sales, operations, and customer service, reinforcing Jettainer’s dedication to excellence in serving its customers.

Thomas Sonntag, Jettainer’s CEO remarked: “Our new structure is designed to reflect the specific customer needs and market situations in the various regions. It brings us closer to our customers, which subsequently benefits our entire global customer network.

“Thanks to his many years with the company, particularly as Head of Operational Excellence Supply Chain, Dr Gert Pfeifer has in-depth knowledge of the ULD market and our customers’ requirements and has all the skills needed to drive Jettainer’s growth in Europe.”

Dr Gert Pfeifer joined Jettainer 15 years ago and has held a variety of leadership roles in IT and Operations over the years.

Most recently, he held the position of Head of Operational Excellence Supply Chain and was responsible for areas including fleet management, ULD engineering, the repair and maintenance processes and new customer integration.

Dr Pfeifer also played a key role in the development of digital twins, virtual images of real ULDs, to identify any additional potential for improvement from the very first to the final use of containers and pallets.