Ingo Schmittmann, a Partner with the Frankfurt office of Stanton Chase, has been named Global Aviation Sector Leader for the firm’s Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Practice Group.

Stanton Chase is a global retained executive search firm with more than 70 offices in 45 countries.

The announcement was made by Juan D. Morales, Managing Director of the Miami office and Global Practice Leader for the Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Practice Group.

“It is a distinct pleasure to announce Ingo’s expanding leadership role in this important worldwide practice group,” said Morales. “His significant experience in executive search has been key in driving our firm’s growing reputation among companies seeking the finest talent to lead them into the future.”

In addition to this new role, Schmittmann also serves in global leadership positions for the Stanton Chase Railways and Trucking sub-sector.

“Stanton Chase continues to make strong in-roads into these industries,” said Schmittmann. “We have assembled a strong, industry-leading team that is securing significant worldwide assignments. With our global presence, we are able to serve a growing list of clients throughout North & South America, Europe, Asia, and the Pacific Rim.”

In addition to his background as an executive search consultant, Schmittmann has more than 25 years of human resource and management experience in the aviation, railway, infrastructure, communication, and engineering industries.

He began his career as a project manager, then moved on to finance and controlling. Schmittmann has held Chief Financial Officer and General Manager positions with responsibility for sales, manufacturing, purchasing, finance, IT, and HR. He joined Stanton Chase after several years with an accomplished executive search boutique firm, where he successfully supported SMEs and international groups.

Born in Frankfurt/Main, he holds an MBA degree from Strathclyde University in Glasgow and worked for nine years in Asia and North Africa.