Michael Friisdahl Joins Signature Aviation

Michael Friisdahl has been named executive chairman of Signature Aviation, while Tony Lefebvre has been appointed the company’s chief executive officer.

Friisdahl is currently president & CEO of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment and he will begin his new role effective March 1, while Lefebvre — who has served as interim CEO since June 2021 — has been appointed CEO effective immediately.

“Both Michael and Tony bring decades of extensive strategic and operational experience from within and outside of the aviation industry that will allow Signature Aviation to build on our successes to date and accelerate our plans for growth,” said Lead Director Steve Bolze on behalf of the Signature Aviation Board of Directors and ownership consortium of Blackstone, Global Infrastructure Partners and Cascade Investment, L.L.C. “We are delighted with the strength of the Signature Aviation team, and its leadership with Michael and Tony at the helm, as we build on our position as the preeminent provider of private aviation terminals and services in the world.”

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