At the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Hermes Air Transport Organisation, Jeff Poole (presently Director General of CANSO) has been elected as its second President.
Vijay Poonoosamy was named Honorary Member of Hermes, after having served six years as its first President.
The Members at the AGM elected Luis Felipe de Oliveira as its new Board Member.
The new Board of the Hermes Air Transport Organisation is:
-Jeff Poole, President
-Robert Deillon, Vice President & Treasurer
-Dr Kostas Iatrou, Secretary & Director General
-Henrik Hololei, Board Member
-Angela Gittens, Board Member
-Luis Felipe de Oliveira, Board Member
Jeff Poole said “I am delighted and honoured to be elected by the members of Hermes to be its next President. Following in the steps of my very good friend Vijay is no easy task but I am committed to Hermes and look forward to overseeing a strong growth in its membership, relevance and influence of Hermes. Hermes has a unique position in the aviation industry because its members are individual aviation professionals rather than organisations, so we will continue to focus its further development and impact on the most important aspects and issues of humans and human performance in the aviation industry”.