Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. has announced that Artem Gonopolskiy has been appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective December 1, 2023. Mr. Gonopolskiy has been with Atlas for more than 18 years, and has served as the interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company since June 15, 2023.
Mr. Gonopolskiy will lead all aspects of the Company’s finance functions, including strategic financial planning, accounting, reporting, internal audit, tax, treasury and investor relations and will continue to report to Michael Steen, Atlas Chief Executive Officer.
“I’m delighted to see Artem stepping into this critical role as he has an unparalleled depth of knowledge of our business, and is uniquely positioned to build our financial strength and execute on our strategy,” said Mr. Steen. “Artem has been an integral member of our leadership team and has played a critical role in the Company’s execution of key transactions throughout his tenure at Atlas.”
“Most recently, Artem has been instrumental in driving the transformation of Atlas as a private Company. We believe his commitment to delivering for our customers and stakeholders will add significant value to the Company going forward. I look forward to continuing to work with Artem to drive the Company’s growth and success.”
David Siegel, Chairman of the Atlas Board of Directors, added, “The Board has great confidence that Artem is the right executive to lead Atlas’ financial function and execute on the Company’s business initiatives.”