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Posted 09 March 2020


Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, today announces Jennifer Gourley will join its Americas Leadership team as Chief Financial Officer, effective 16 March. Jennifer will be based in Dallas-Forth Worth and report to John Redmond, Executive Vice President, Americas.


Jennifer will oversee the financial activities for the Americas region, where Menzies has operations at 115 airports in seven countries.


She joins Menzies Aviation after 14 years with the Sysco Corporation, where she was Senior Director and Project Lead on its global transformation project.


Speaking on her appointment, Jennifer commented: “I am inspired by opportunities to build upon Menzies’ legacy and position in the industry and further the mission to provide Excellence from Touchdown to Take-off. I am honoured to join a talented team during an exciting time of customer-centric focus and transformation. The chance to partner with over 30,000 associates to serve our customers, communities, and shareholders is also incredibly energizing.”


John Redmond, Executive Vice President, Americas said: “I am delighted to welcome Jennifer to our Menzies Americas team. This is an exciting time for us as we continue to invest and grow our footprint in this region.”


This follows Menzies Aviation’s recent hiring of Edward Pim as Chief Operating Officer and Raul Barrera as Senior Vice President, Sales and Operations, both also in the Americas region and based in Dallas-Fort Worth.





For further information contact:

Carrie Wieteska, Clark Communications                                            0131 225 9596

Lesley Brydon, Clark Communications                                               0131 225 9596


Notes to editors:

  • Menzies Aviation is a leading global provider of passenger, ramp and cargo services. Menzies Aviation operates at 219 airports in 37 countries, supported by a team of some 36,000 highly-trained people. Each year Menzies Aviation serves some 1,000 customers, handling 1.4 million flights, 1.6 million tonnes of cargo and fuelling 4 million turnarounds. Customers include Air Canada, Air France-KLM, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta Air Lines, easyJet, Emirates, Frontier Airlines, IAG, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Air Canada, United Airlines and China Airlines. Best in class safety and security is the number one priority each day and every day.
  • Menzies Aviation operates in a structural growth market, which has strong out-sourcing trends as well as progressive market growth. As a global player in the aviation services market Menzies is well placed to be a leading player as the market continues to professionalise and will continue to embrace and develop new technologies to provide market leading service.


John Menzies plc is one of Scotland's largest companies where success depends on providing an efficient, high quality, time-critical service to their customers and partners. The company was established in 1833 and its head office is in Edinburgh. Today the company is an international aviation services business with operations