Engine Services
New appointment announced for HAECO Global Engine Support

HAECO is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Corné van Rooij as the new General Manager of HAECO Global Engine Support, effective 8 April 2024.


Operating from its Heathrow base in London, Mr. van Rooij will be responsible for delivering comprehensive turnkey solutions to customers, encompassing both on-wing and near-wing maintenance of aircraft engines, while providing his leadership to expand the global presence of HAECO Global Engine Support.


Mr. van Rooij has over 25 years of experience in airline operations as well as aircraft and engine MRO operations. Prior to joining HAECO, Mr. van Rooij had served in several key roles at KLM Engineering & Maintenance. As the Programme Manager for Strategic Projects, he was responsible for evaluating the company's engineering and maintenance real estate portfolio and involved in new-generation engine negotiations. In his role as Plant Leader for Repair Engine Services, he oversaw the repair of engine components for aircraft, land, and marine applications. He also held the positions of Programme Manager and Deputy Director for component repair in GEnx, focusing on operational excellence, building relationships with OEMs, and on powerplant on-wing engineering and component repair. 


Mr. Kevin Kruger, the current General Manager of HAECO Global Engine Support, will conduct a three-month handover after Mr. van Rooij commences service, and retain responsibility for the business during this period. HAECO would like to express its gratitude to Mr. Kruger for his dedicated service to the company, and to wish him the best in his future endeavors.