Gogo announced today that airline industry veteran Mark Schwab has joined our company as senior advisor of international sales for our commercial aviation division.
Schwab will provide guidance on strategic business development initiatives and assist Gogo’s international sales team in its efforts to win new airline customers around the world. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Star Alliance Services GmbH, one of the global airline alliances.
Prior to leading Star Alliance, Schwab held numerous senior positions at United Airlines, US Airways and American Airlines, spanning over 42 years in commercial aviation all around the globe. He has spent most of his career outside his home country, the United States.
“Mark’s knowledge and experience in the commercial aviation is second to none, particularly in the international space where as the head of Star Alliance, he was overseeing a global aviation network that connected the entire world,” said Niels Steenstrup, Gogo’s senior vice president of international sales. “We are delighted to have Mark join the Gogo team and support our international sales efforts.”
In addition to his advisor role at Gogo, Schwab is currently a member of the board of the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA) in Toronto, Canada.