Wheels Up appoints new CFO

posted on 14th May 2018 by Omar
Wheels Up appoints new CFO

Wheels Up has announced the appointment of Eric Jacobs as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. In this position, Mr. Jacobs will oversee the finance and accounting, investor relations and strategic corporate development functions of Wheels Up, including treasury and mergers & acquisitions.

“We are thrilled to welcome a seasoned executive like Eric Jacobs to the Wheels Up team,” said Founder and CEO Kenny Dichter. “Eric’s extensive experience in various leadership roles and exceptional expertise as a public company financial and operational executive make him an ideal addition to the leadership team to support Wheels Up’s long-term strategic objectives.

I very much look forward to working closely with Eric as we continue on our path to build out the Wheels Up offering and add new initiatives, all with the goal of serving the full private aviation needs of our members and enhancing their flying experience with us.”

Mr. Jacobs commented, “It is an incredible opportunity to join the Wheels Up team. I am fully committed and excited to help the Company execute on its vision as it continues to transform private aviation. I look forward to contributing to our strategic growth initiatives and to driving maximum value for our investors.”