Since October 2012, Joe Bauer is the Managing Director of the Hessische Flugplatz GmbH Egelsbach.
Until late summer of 2012, he was stationed in Portugal where he was appointed Director of Asset Management of NetJets Transportes Aéreos, in May 2010, a role in which he was responsible for future fleet specifications and requirements, operational focus on all environmental matters, and tactical and strategic airport access solutions that includes Egelsbach Airport.
Mr Bauer has worked for several years in management positions at NetJets Europe, namely as Hawker and Citation Assistant Fleet Manager, Citation Fleet Manager and then as Director of Flight Operations.
Prior to joining NetJets Europe, Bauer spent 20 years, as an officer, with the German Air Force flying the Phantom F-4F, and spent 3 years touring New Mexico as a Fighter Weapons Instructor working closely with the US Air Force. Mr Bauer has extensive flight operations experience serving in roles as Safety Officer, Standards Pilot, Instructor Pilot and Operations Officer.
During his time off and in balance to long working days, Mr Bauer enjoys reading and sports. Cycling is his favorite.