Pam Am International Flight Academy and parent company ANA Holdings have announced a change in leadership. Mr. Takeshi Negishi has been named President and CEO and will lead from Pan Am's world headquarters in Miami, Florida.
Mr. Negishi comes to Pan Am with decades of experience in aviation and the aviation training sector. Prior to being tapped as Pan Am's CEO, Mr. Negishi served as Senior Vice President of Aerospace & Electronics Company at ANA Trading. Prior to this, Mr. Negishi worked as General Manager in the Aircraft Department at ANA, as well as General Manager of ANA's Panda Flight Academy. He has been in Aviation Business Development, Aircraft Purchasing, Planning and Administration, and Flight Crew & Pilot Training, all for All Nippon Airways with service of more than 20 years.
Mr. Negishi, whose friends and associates call "Tak", takes leadership of Pan Am's global training capabilities, as the demand for highly skilled pilots and crew are in steady demand with growth anticipated.