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Martin Gauss

CEO, airBaltic

Martin Gauss is the Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of airBaltic since November 2011. Under his leadership Martin Gauss has successfully carried out a robust turnaround plan for the airline that was close to bankruptcy and led the company to a strong growth and profitability

Martin Gauss is in the aviation industry for 28 years and he started out as a pilot on Boeing 737 with British Airways subsidiary Deutsche BA in 1992. From 1995 he was working in different management functions of Deutsche BA, and became a joint Managing Director of Deutsche BA (dba) and a 10% stakeholder. Under Martin Gauss dba became profitable and was sold to Air Berlin in 2006. Martin Gauss still holds a Captains license.