Gediminas Ziemelis

Gediminas Ziemelis

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Gediminas Ziemelis is the founder and chairman of Avia Solutions Group, currently operating a fleet of 155 aircraft, one of the largest and fastest growing end-to-end capacity solutions' providers for passenger and cargo airlines worldwide. The Group manages 8 airlines in different countries and has more than 500 licenses for its wide range of activities across multiple business sectors. The Group administers over 100 offices and production facilities globally. Spanning his career to date, G. Ziemelis has received many prestigious awards and industry recognitions. In 2016, G. Ziemelis received a prestigious European Business Award in recognition of his visionary business management and development skills. The same year, under his leadership, Avia Solutions Group was named a national public champion in the category of Entrepreneurship, earning a spot in the top 110 European businesses. Twice – in 2012 and again in 2014 – Ziemelis was acknowledged as one of the top 40 most talented young leaders in the global aerospace industry by the leading USA aerospace magazine ‘Aviation Week’. His total net worth is US$ 1.68 bn, according to local business media.