Biography

Dagmar Grossmann

 

An individual with extensive experience in the aviation industry in areas of consultancy, aircraft management, recruitment, marketing, communications, operations management and sales in an international environment.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills.  Special focus on Aviation in Central Europe. Founder of CEPA - Central Europe Private Aviation.

 

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Strategic project planning
  • Aircraft management
  • Operational process analysis
  • Aircraft Finance
  • Aviation recruitment

 

CAREER HISTORY

 

2004- Present                     GROSSMANN JET SERVICE spol. s r.o                    Prague, Czech Republic

Position: CEO and founder

• Started the business by founding the first business aviation company within the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic.  In 2006 sold 49% of the business to KKCG a.s. and remained as CEO

•   Identified a market opportunity in business aviation with a business start–up, setting up and leading sales, marketing, dispatch team and crew.  The company today ranks among the leading Central European business jet operators. Grossmann Jet Service also established a Business Jet Set Up Centre which provides consultancy in operations and management of private aircraft.                             

•   Active speaker at regional and international business seminars, forums

 

2001                         DAGMAR GROSSMANN JET CONSULT GmbH                  Vienna,  Austria

•   Worldwide aviation consulting, selling and purchasing aircraft, as well as operational consulting

 

1991-2003            GROSSMANN AIR SERVICE CO & GmbH.                          Vienna,  Austria

•   The launch of a business airline with one Beechcraft, performing all duties and necessary requirements to support the growth of the company. Negotiations with financing institutions, insurance, aviation authorities and the OEM. Handling all human resources issues.  Acquisition, marketing, sales. The company evolved to three aircraft and managed a further seven business jets on management contracts.

 

EDUCATION

 

  •    MA Business Psychology, Danube University Krems, 2013
     
  •    MBA  Aviation, Danube University Krems, 2011
     
  •    Six Sigma black belt, 2011
     
  •    MSc Management and HR, Danube University Krems 2011
     
  •    Financing and administration of Real Estate, College WIFI, 2003-2004
     
  •    Chemistry, University of Vienna , 1982- 1985
     
  •    Courses at Denver and Paris, University Pantheon Sorbonne, 1980 -1982

 

LANGUAGES

  Passive           Proficient          Native
 

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ACHIEVEMENTS



2013  Book author “Kaufentscheidung bei Flugzeugkäufen“

2012 Organizer of the third CEPA Expo in Prague which brought together more than 150 members from the Business Aviation industry.

2012  Book author “Gruppendynamik und Ausrichtung einer neugegründeten Foundation“ 

2011  Book Author “The significance of changes brought about by The Very Light Jet”

2011 –Book Co-author Mythos Pilot- Von Abenteurern und coolen Typen“

2010 –Founder of business aviation association SOPA (South East Europe Private
          Aviation), which supports the development of business aviation in South East Europe

2010 –Named among the top 10 leaders of European Business Aviation (EBACE 2010 Aviation Week Show News)

2010 –Organization of inaugural CEPA 2010 conference in Prague

2009 –Founder of business aviation platform CEPA (Central Europe Private Aviation),which supports the   
          development of business aviation in Central European region

2009 –Workshop for representatives of Czech travel agencies, cooperation proposal, presenting private aviation

2008 –Opening of Business Jet Set Up Centre, 1st Business  Jet Set Up Centre in CEE region

2005 –Acquired own Aircraft Operator’s Certificate (AOC)

2004 –Setting up Grossmann Jet Service, s.r.o., the first business aviation company in the Czech  Republic

2002 –Voted by WQ magazine - Die Besten in business, ranking 23rd out of 100 of the most successful Austrian  
          women in business

2001 –Voted by WQ magazine - Die Wichtigsten Business Frauen im Winter, ranking 10 among the most successful women in business

      –TOP 300 Austrian Managers – Elite nomination in Business People Magazine

 

REFERENCES

 

Economic Forum Poland 2011& 2012,

Krynica/ Poland  Leading the aviation discussion panel.

 

Forum 2000 Conference: Openness and fundamentalism in the 21st  century, 12th – 14th October 2008, Prague/Czech RepublicBusiness and Economy Roundtable, Topic:  Internationalization of Czech Companies: Challenges and Opportunities

 

International IIR Conference, Business Aviation: Jets – Business Models –Markets,11th13th December 2007, Munich/GermanyTopic: Business Aviation Pilots

 

“Runway blog”

blog.dagmargrossmann.com

Personal and Business blog

 

Grossmann Jet Service

www.grossmannjet.com

 

Central Europe Private Aviation

www.cepa.aero

 

CEPA Expo

www.cepaexpo.com

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