Maria Gauci on Sunday announced that she has been promoted to Director of Human Resources (HR) and Communications at aviation company Comlux. While the firm is headquartered in Switzerland, she will work at its Malta office in Ta’ Xbiex.
This comes after she served as Head of HR at the company for two and a half years, during which time she provided HR consultation and coaching to its management team and clients, together with managing the recruitment strategy and onboarding processes, among other responsibilities.
“It’s an incredible opportunity to work with a team that shares my passion for luxury and providing top-notch aviation services to our clients,” she said.
“I’m grateful to be surrounded by such dedicated professionals and can’t wait to dive into this next step of my professional journey,” she added.
She is vastly experienced in the aviation industry, having previously worked at Air Malta for 12 years across a wide range of roles, having initially started off as part of the Cabin Crew and Ground Crew. She then went on to work as HR Coordinator, Organisational Development Specialist and Head of Organisational Development and Performance at the airline.
Aside from her work in the industry, she also served as People and Business Partner at Casumo for a year, and was also a Part-time Lecturer, Supervisor and Examiner at University of Malta’s Institute for Tourism, Travel and Culture for nine years.
She holds a Master of Science in HR Management and Development, Employee Engagement from University of Leicester, and a Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Management Studies (Hons) from University of Malta. Ms Gauci is also qualified in psychology at work from University of Cambridge, together with a certification in automation from The London School of Economics and Political Science.
Comlux was founded in 2003 and provides services related to the personal and professional management of clients’ private aviation needs, including aircraft sales and acquisitions, aircraft operations and charter management, cabin interiors, maintenance and upgrades. It has a fleet of 22 aircraft, four of which form part of the operations in Malta.
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