Recognized As Aviation Industry Leader Of The Year
By Shane Nolan
January 25, 2012 - Mark Van Tine, president and CEO of
Jeppesen, a unit of Boeing Flight Services, was
recognized Friday night as the “Aviation Industry Leader
of the Year” by the Living Legends of Aviation during a
gala held in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The prestigious aviation industry award recognizes the
professional dedication and motivational leadership
qualities embodied by Van Tine throughout his 30-year
career with Jeppesen.
Under the leadership of Van Tine, Jeppesen has accelerated the pace of the paper to digital flight information transformation, highlighted by the recent development of industry-leading mobile solutions for iPad and tablet computing.
Van Tine also serves as a committee chair for the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and continues to lead the development of innovative Jeppesen solutions to enable safe and efficient transportation around the globe.
clear vision for the potential of tablet technology in the
cockpit, Mark Van Tine set his sights on revolutionizing the way
pilots plan and manage their flights,” said Pete Bunce,
president and CEO of GAMA, who presented Van Tine with his award
onstage during the gala.
his team through the development of innovative and reliable
aviation applications that have revolutionized the way
navigational information is managed in the cockpit.
He is an extraordinary leader, deeply respected by his
employees and industry colleagues.
I cannot think of a more deserving individual to receive
the Aviation Industry Leader of the Year award.”
reflecting on being honored by his peers as Aviation Industry
Leader of the Year for his executive leadership at Jeppesen, Van
Tine noted that it is his responsibility to carry company
founder Capt. Elrey Jeppesen’s legacy forward and continue to
position the business to be a leading contributor to the global
transportation industry for another 75 years.
pioneering spirit of innovation continues today at Jeppesen
through the leadership of Van Tine, as the company delivers
transformational information and optimization solutions to
improve the efficiency of air, sea and rail operations around
"Living Legends of Aviation" are defined as aviation
entrepreneurs, innovators, record breakers, industry leaders,
astronauts and pilots who have become celebrities and
celebrities who have become pilots.
The "Living Legends of Aviation" are defined as aviation entrepreneurs, innovators, record breakers, industry leaders, astronauts and pilots who have become celebrities and celebrities who have become pilots.
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