Ms. May Zhou was appointed as Sales Vice President of SITA East Asia in 2016. She is responsible for business development and expansion in China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia. She re-joined SITA as Vice President and General Manager of SITA China in September 2013. She led the SITA China team to expand SITA business and develop new business areas to meet the growth needs in the Chinese aviation industry.
Prior to returning to SITA, May expanded her business development exposure into the government segment by developing business opportunities for a Swiss company, SICPA. They specialize in high-end security solutions. She held a position briefly as Strategic Marketing Leader of Asia Pacific at Honeywell before joined SICPA. From October 2007 to March 2011, May worked for GE Aviation as Regional Marketing Director, covering marketing activities for the greater China region.
Prior to her GE aviation career, she was a commercial director with the responsibility of managing the sales team for SITA China. She also holds responsibility as the Chief Operating Officer in InfoSky - SITA’s joint venture with TravelSky in China. In that capacity, she is responsible for managing the sales and marketing team to achieve business targets set by the board.
May was also Chief Representative for ARINC in the China office where she was responsible for overall company business development and sales in China. May had 10 years with ARINC, based in both their headquarters and the China office. Prior to her sales management career, she started with ARINC as a software engineer in 1991.
May holds an Executive MBA degree from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Her bachelors degree is in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin at Madison