Piotr Samson, President of the Civil Aviation Agency of Poland, has been re-elected as Chair of the Management Board of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
Samson, who has headed the Polish CAA since 2016, was first elected as Chair of the Board in 2019. As a result of today’s vote, he has been accorded a further four-year mandate.
The Chair is elected by the Management Board members from among their members.
“I am very honoured to be offered this extension of my appointment as Chair of the EASA Management Board,” Samson said. “I thank my colleagues on the Board for the trust placed in me. I firmly believe that, working together with the new Executive Director of EASA, Florian Guillermet, who I have known for many years, we will be successful in further strengthening EASA in Europe and internationally and overcoming all challenges we may face.”
Samson is a manager and air transport expert with over 25 years of professional experience. He completed the full-time MBA at the Cranfield University, United Kingdom (1994-1995). He also graduated from the Warsaw University of Technology – Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management (1989-1994).
Official news published at https://www.easa.europa.eu/en/newsroom-and-events/news/piotr-samson-re-elected-chair-easa-management-board