October 26, 2016 12:06 PM ET

Transportation Infrastructure

Company Overview of Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.

Company Overview

Worldwide Flight Services, Inc. offers aviation and aircraft ground support services such as cargo handling, technical contracting, and ramp and passenger services primarily to passenger airlines, air-cargo carriers, and airports. The company provides cargo handling services, such as global cargo logistics, cargo facilities management, DGR training and safety, cargo documentation and handling, aircraft capacity management, security processing, and live animal management; baggage handling and processing services; ramp services, such as aircraft loading, unloading, marshalling, water servicing, load planning, and airport transportation; and passenger services, such as passenger check-in, ticke...

1925 West John Carpenter Freeway

Suite 450

Irving, TX 75063

United States

Founded in 1983

6,200 Employees





Key Executives for Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.

Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 58
Group Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President
Age: 69
Director of Finance & Accounting
Chief Operating Officer of North America and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Worldwide Flight Services, Inc. Key Developments

-Worldwide Flight Services Appoints Francois Mirallie as Group Chief Financial Officer, Effective August 29, 2016

Worldwide Flight Services announced the appointment of Francois Mirallie as Group Chief Financial Officer. He will assume his new responsibilities starting August 29, 2016. Bastian Lueken, head of the European investment team at Platinum Equity, which acquired WFS last year, described Mr. Mirallie as a highly experienced CFO and ideal fit for the company. Mr. Mirallie was most recently Executive Vice President of Custom Sensors & Technologies (now renamed InnoVista Sensors), one of the world's leading suppliers of sensors, controls and actuators, with operations and business centers in fifteen countries. While there, he had responsibility for the company's global finance, legal and information technology functions. He was previously Executive Director and Group CFO at Zodiac Marine & Pool following the merger of Paris-based Zodiac Marine with Jandy Pool Products in the United States. He also served in Group CFO positions at Vizada Group and Medimedia in Paris, and Ion Beam Applications in Belgium.

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