Jaap Beijer became President and CEO of MTU Maintenance Zhuhai, a 50/50 JV between MTU Aero Engines and China Southern, in July 2018. The facility is the largest narrow body engine MRO shop in Asia. Jaap has over 18 years’ experience in the industry. In his previous role as SVP Aftermarket at engine manufacturer IAE, he was responsible for the V2500 aftermarket and setting up the PW1100G aftermarket network.
Before moving to USA, Jaap gained experience in several management positions within MTU Maintenance’s largest facility in Hanover, Germany -- having headed up the Engineering, Logistics, Production Support and Material Supply divisions. Jaap holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration.