Michel Emeyriat, chairman and chief executive of Servair, and president of gategroup’s Southern Europe and Africa (SEA) region, member of the Executive Management Board of gategroup, is stepping down from his executive responsibilities at the end of the year. He will be succeeded on 1 January, 2019 by Alexis Frantz who is currently corporate secretary and member of the executive committee of Servair.

Emeyriat will continue to serve as non-executive chairman of Servair, to further progress the successful integration of the company into gategroup and continue developing the close relationship between gategroup and Air France – shareholder of Servair and strategic partner.

Xavier Rossinyol, chief executive officer of gategroup commented, “I would like to personally thank Michel for his remarkable contributions to Servair, SEA and gategroup. Michel has successfully managed to turn around Servair, leading a strong management team and always remaining customer-focused. His guidance and commitment have been instrumental for Servair to become a true member of the gategroup family. I look forward to his continued advice and support for many years to come.”

“I would also like to thank Alexis for his contributions towards Servair, its customers and especially Air France, as well as his support on Servair’s integration into gategroup. We are pleased to appoint Alexis to his new role and welcome him as a new gategroup EMB member. I look forward to working with him as he continues to lead a great management team and employees to bring Servair, SEA and gategroup to the next level of excellence.”

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