PA Consulting hires Carlos Ozores as US aviation sector lead

12 June 2024 2 min. read
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PA Consulting, an innovation and transformation consultancy, has hired Carlos Ozores as a partner and leader of  its US aviation sector.

Based in Los Angeles, Ozores brings more than 20 years of aviation industry experience, primarily on the consulting side. An economist by training, Ozores focuses on strategic planning and implementation for airports and airlines.

He joins PA from consulting firm ICF, where he spent nearly 20 years and latterly served as managing director and head of the aviation practice’s growth function. Before that, Ozores was a senior pricing analyst at Air France and a revenue management analyst at American Airlines.

He has an executive MBA from IE Business School in Spain and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Northwestern University.PA Consulting hires Carlos Ozores as US aviation sector lead“I am delighted to welcome Carlos to PA. Carlos’ strategic approach, deep knowledge of aviation across the value chain, and global experience, will be highly relevant to our clients in the US and globally,” said Kata Cserep, global head of aviation at PA Consulting.

PA’s aviation practice helps airlines, airports, investors, and the wider aviation supply chain develop strategies in operational excellence, digitization, and sustainability. The practice's recent engagements include delivering a sustainability strategy for a major UK airport and identifying $200 million in savings for a global airline through the optimization of aircraft engine maintenance

“I’m excited to be joining the PA team,” Ozores said. “They have an impressive track record in aviation, and ambition to build a successful aviation consulting business in the US with their strategic partner, Jacobs. I look forward to helping companies in the US aviation sector – and beyond – develop, refine, and implement their strategies to support sustainable, resilient growth.”

PA has more than 4,000 employees across Europe and the US. Jacobs, a global engineering consultancy, in 2021 acquired a 65% stake in PA.