Simon Maurer named new Chief Safety Officer

Skyguide has appointed a new head of its Safety, Security & Quality organisation: Simon Maurer (40) will become the company’s Chief Safety Officer, and a member of Executive Management, in January 2009. Maurer will join skyguide this autumn to be thoroughly familiarised with his new duties by current Chief Safety Officer Jürg Schmid. Skyguide’s Safety, Security & Quality unit covers all the company’s safety, security and quality management activities and concerns, and comprises 35 personnel. “This is a vitally important function within our company,” confirms CEO Daniel Weder. “Safety is our daily business and our paramount priority. And in appointing Simon Maurer, we are further pursuing our endeavours to maintain a state-of-the-art safety culture.”