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Max Wooldrik, Managing Director, is nominated by industry peers in the ‘40 under 40’ Airline Economics Awards 2019, and nominated by Deloitte for the ‘Technology Fast 50’ 2019

Max Wooldrik, Managing Director of APOC Aviation, the innovative aircraft and engines leasing, trading and part-out specialist, is an award winner at the Airline Economics ’40 Under 40’ Awards for 2019. APOC Aviation was also nominated again by Deloitte for the ‘Technology Fast 50 – 2019’ achieving recognition once more as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the Netherlands.

“APOC Aviation has a reputation for being an entrepreneurial business,” says Wooldrik. “We’ve never been slow to innovate and bring new ideas to the marketplace. We have a strong and knowledgeable team of course, but to succeed in the aviation business you have to have a highly focused vision for the future. From a personal perspective, I am really proud of our successful crowd-funding initiatives which have generated investment capital for the business, our best-in-class IT platform which drives leasing and stock management to optimise revenues, and our new facility where we have tripled our inventory space to further streamline the business and sustain exemplary service levels. We’ll also be expanding our global footprint in Asia and the US with dynamic plans for spares hubs to serve our airline customers.”

To win an elite ’40 Under 40’ award, Wooldrik was nominated by colleagues and peers as one of the current business leaders aged below forty years who they believed was deserving of recognition for his contribution to the aviation industry.

In an overwhelming response to the publishers, the talent and skills of forty young, dynamic people was acknowledged at a special ceremony in New York during the ‘Growth Frontiers’ conference last week. Max Wooldrik, Managing Director of APOC Aviation was one of the exceptional individuals to be chosen to receive the special accolade.

A fast-growing company, Wooldrik founded APOC Aviation in 2014 to become an important supplier to the aviation market specialising in trading, leasing, engines, teardown and sales of aircraft parts. APOC is focused on the most commonly used aircraft: Airbus and Boeing narrow bodies and 2019 sees expansion into the leasing of engines, aircraft, landing gears and APUs. The Company’s best-in-class IT platform drives leasing and stock management/revenue optimisation. Currently, offices/warehouses are located in the Netherlands, Lithuania, Florida and Colombia however before the end of 2019 APOC Aviation will have strategic spares hubs in mainland China with extra warehouses/offices in the USA, Hong Kong and Singapore. Annual revenue is predicted to reach $100 million by 2022.