Jochen Baltes Managing Director
Jochen Baltes joined GOAL as Managing Director on 1st October 2012 and can draw on more than 25 years of experience in various capacities within the aviation industry. Jochen oversees GOAL’s area of Aircraft Acquisition & Marketing and Technical Asset Management.
Jochen occupied several functions over 10 years with Swiss International Airlines ranging from Head of Planning and Maintenance Control, Head of Technical Projects and Engineering to Head of Aircraft Procurement and Aircraft Asset Management. In this last position he was responsible for all commercial issues related to the sourcing of aircraft and technical services. This included contract tendering and negotiation for aircraft leasing, subleasing, purchase and sales contracts, aircraft equipment and supplier selection together with the management and execution of existing leasing, subleasing and purchase agreements with aircraft lessors, manufactures and suppliers. He also worked for Fairchild Dornier as Customer Support Manager supporting several customers worldwide.
He started his career at Lufthansa and qualified as a licensed aircraft engineer occupying numerous positions in technical and operational fields including foreign assignments for SunExpress in Antalya and in Brunei for the VIP Operation of the Sultan’s Flight.
Jochen has a Master of Business Administration from La Salle University.
Managing Director / Head of Finance
Christian Schloemann Managing Director / Head of Finance
Christian Schloemann was appointed to Managing Director of GOAL in 2007. He oversees GOAL’s Structuring, Refinancing as well as Aircraft Acquisition Group.
In 1993 he started working in the aircraft finance/cross border leasing department of KGAL GmbH & Co. KG, the majority shareholder of GOAL. There he structured financial leases for all types of commercial aircraft as well as for cross-border lease transactions. Among those had been German Leveraged Leases, QTE Leases and other Cross Border Leases. Major customers have been Lufthansa, Swissair, Air Canada, etc. Since 1998 Christian Schloemann is structuring operating leases for narrowbody and regional aircraft for airlines like Lufthansa, Condor, Flybe, Air Europa, easyJet, etc. His broad experience in all kinds of lease finance structures makes him highly knowledgeable about all areas of aircraft leasing and financing.
Christian holds a Master’s degree of Economics from the University of Konstanz and a Master’s Degree in Air Transport Management (MSc) of the University of Cranfield.
Head of Sales & Marketing
Philipp Myckert Head of Sales & Marketing
Philipp Myckert joined GOAL in 2007 as Manager Aircraft Remarketing. In 2009 he was promoted to become the Director of GOAL’s Aircraft Acquisition & Marketing department. The key function in this role is the acquisition of new aircraft investment opportunities for GOAL as well as the marketing of aircraft out of GOAL’s fleet as well as third party aircraft.
Before joining GOAL, Philipp worked four years with Qantas in Australia as Chief Engineer Fleet Development. He started his professional career as sales engineer at Fairchild Dornier, Germany, where he was involved in various sales support activities.
Philipp holds a Master’s Degree of Business Administration as well as a degree in Industrial Engineering. Besides aviation, Philipp’s passion is outdoor sports and spending time with his family.
Head of Technical
Christoph Peppel Head of Technical
Christoph Peppel has been Head of Technical since 2011 and responsible for all technical aspects involving GOAL’s business as well as managing a team of fleet & records managers. Christoph joined GOAL in 2008 as technical fleet manger.
He started his professional career as systems engineer at Eurowings AG, which at that time belonged to the Lufthansa Regional Group.
Christoph gained a degree in Aeronautical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Systems Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich.
Besides aviation, Christoph’s biggest passion is football and he tries to play once a week as well as watching as many games as possible of his hometown club Bayern Munich.
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