The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced recently that John D. Witzig, vice president of corporate aviation for Pfizer Inc., has been named to the NBAA Board of Directors.
“We are pleased to have John’s perspectives represented on NBAA’s board,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. “His leadership and aviation experience will benefit the board and the association.”
Having joined Pfizer in 2011, Witzig is responsible for worldwide transportation of personnel aboard company aircraft and ground vehicles. Witzig is a member of Pfizer’s Human Resources Leadership Team and Senior Leadership Council. He also is a member of the Aviation Director’s Roundtable.
Prior to joining Pfizer, Witzig was the senior vice president of operations for CitationAir, Cessna’s fractional aircraft business, where he held roles of increasing responsibility, beginning as an aircraft captain in 2001. Previous roles ranged from being a line pilot for an overnight freight company, to chief pilot of a business aviation flight department. Witzig is an airline transport pilot with more than 7,000 hours of flight time and several type ratings.
Witzig holds a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He and his wife Dena have two college-age children.