16 October 2020

Greenpoint Technologies Appoints New CEO

Klaus Koester has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Greenpoint Technologies and the Custom Cabin Division of Safran Passenger Solutions. Koester succeeds former Greenpoint CEO Scott Goodey, who retired after nearly twenty years with Greenpoint and more than thirty years in the aviation industry.

Koester is a Global Senior Executive with more than twenty-five years of aviation industry experience, including previous positions in Asia, Europe and the Americas for Lufthansa Group, SGL Carbon SE, AIP Aerospace and Safran. Koester will be based at Greenpoint Headquarters in Bothell, Washington, while overseeing all Safran Custom Cabin companies in Washington and Texas. Koester graduated from the University of Hamburg with Master’s Degrees in Engineering and Business Administration.