PRESS RELEASE: New appointment announced at ASM

ASM (Airport Strategy and Marketing), the world route development consultants, have announced a new appointment within their Manchester-based company.

Mike St Laurent joined ASM in February 2014 and has been promoted to Vice President Consulting. Mike joined the business from Air Canada where he spent over 30 years as a leading figure within the Scheduling, Network Planning and Revenue Management functions.  Mike will continue to support ASM’s global clients in achieving their route development goals with his insight into airlines requirements.

Mike commented, “My time at ASM has enabled my career to flourish, at ASM we pride ourselves on the creation and delivery of new routes; and I am proud to have had an instrumental role in many of our successes through our detailed route data forecasts and business cases. I also look forward to continuing to deliver our training programme globally to share my knowledge and experience with industry colleagues.”

David Stroud, Managing Director, ASM, stated, “This appointment is indicative of ASM’s talent, and we are proud to be able to promote internally to meet our client’s requirements, whilst also recognising Mike’s contribution to the company. Mike has a wealth of valuable industry experience and I am pleased he is developing his career at ASM, and will continue to deliver new routes for airports and stakeholders.”

Notes to editors:

  • UKā€based ASM Ltd was founded in 1993 as the world’s first route development consultancy.
  • ASM was the founding company of Routes which organises world-renowned airline and airport networking events through its regional and global Route Development Forums. Each year, there is one global event and one regional event in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas and CIS respectively.
  • Routes and ASM were acquired by UBM Aviation Worldwide Ltd in August 2010.  From 1st August 2012 Routes, ASM and the Airport Cities Conference and Exhibition become part of the UBM EMEA division of UBM plc.
  • UBM EMEA connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their brands and expand their markets.  Through premiere brands such as MD&M, CPhI, IFSEC, TFM&A, Cruise Shipping Miami, the Concrete Show, the Routes portfolio of events, Airport Cities and many others, UBM EMEA exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, websites and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across more than 20 industry sectors.

For further information please contact:

Vicky Aitken
Marketing Manager
0161 234 2761