Aviation fuel provider Air BP has appointed Sonya Adams as managing director for the Northern, Central and Western Europe region effective from October.
Adams will be responsible for Air BP’s strategy and operations in the region and be based at the company’s global headquarters in Sunbury-on-Thames, UK, reporting to chief executive officer (CEO), Jon Platt.
Born and educated in Australia, Adams joined the BP Group in 2001 on the graduate training programme. She brings over 17 years of fuels experience from her career in sales and marketing, supply and logistics and procurement roles.
Having run both the customer facing, and terminals and logistics businesses in Australia she has considerable expertise in transforming businesses operating in intensely competitive and fast changing markets, and delivering operational excellence across complex facilities. For the past year, Adams has served as executive assistant to the CEO, BP Downstream.
Adams said: “I am very excited to be joining a leading brand in the aviation fuel industry and working with such a great team of people. Air BP’s history goes back over 90 years and, as the aviation industry transitions to a lower carbon future and embraces digitalization, I am looking forward to working closely with our customers to ensure the continued growth of our business in Europe.”