The Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA)
has appointed Jeff Chiang as Chief Operating Officer.
Holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics,
Politics and History from the University of Toronto and a
Postgraduate Certificate in Laws from City University of Hong
Kong, Jeff was a solicitor in a Hong Kong law firm before his
switch into business aviation. He remains a member of the Law
Society of Hong Kong and currently holds a valid practicing
certificate as well as a New Zealand Private Pilotís License.
Jeff started his business aviation career
with Asia Jetís aircraft charter team and soon after became
involved with aircraft management sales. He held a leadership role at Asia Jet after its
acquisition by Hongkong Jet in late 2016, and his latest role
prior to joining AsBAA was as Senior Sales Manager for Hongkong Jet
and Asia Jet, where he was responsible for aircraft management and
aircraft charter sales.
Zhendong Wu, Chairman of AsBAA said, ďAsBAA has
been working towards appointing a full-time leader for some years;
having been largely run by volunteer board members since the year
2000. The position is vital to the stability, direction, and
strength of the association and its ability to represent the
industry in Asia. The decision to appoint Jeff Chiang is a
strategic move; he holds the right professional skills and
personal qualities to lead AsBAA to the next phase.Ē
Based in AsBAAís Hong Kong office, Jeff will be
responsible for liaising with the associationís Board of Governors
and will report to its Board of Directors.