Air charter broker Chapman Freeborn has appointed four executives to boost its regional divisions.


From left to right: Andy Hudson, David McCown, Reto Hunziker and Sharon Vaz-Arab.

Andy Hudson has taken on the role of regional ceo, APAC. He has 21 years of experience in the industry. He managed aviation acquisitions and management companies Private Jet Central, PJC Aviation, and Down-Route, said Chapman Freeborn.

Reto Hunziker, who joined in 2013, has been appointed regional director, Europe. Hunziker previously served as group cargo director, and group cargo and onboard courier sales director.

Meanwhile, David McCown has become president of Chapman Freeborn’s Americas division. McCown will continue to grow the company’s Americas network while also heading up career development in the Americas team. 

Sharon Vaz-Arab has become India, Middle East, Africa (IMEA) regional director. Vaz-Arab was previously director of Middle East and Indian operations for Cargolux Airlines and manager of global accounts for Etihad Airways.

“We are heading into 2023 and beyond with the best expertise and knowledge at the helm of our company,” said Eric Erbacher, ceo for Chapman Freeborn.

Chapman Freeborn will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2023