Hawaiian Airlines has announced the appointment of Timothy Somerset to director of facilities management. Somerset is responsible for managing Hawaiian Airlines’ new projects and renovations, as well as the administration and maintenance of facilities company-wide.
“Timothy’s exceptional management skills in facilities planning, development and day-to-day operations will allow us to efficiently address our current and future facilities’ needs,” said Hoyt Zia, senior vice president of general counsel and corporate secretary for Hawaiian Airlines, in a written release.
Somerset has more than 25 years of preconstruction and construction management expertise, having most recently served as director at Cumming Corporation Hawaii.
Previously, he was the director of preconstruction and estimating at WEST Builders, where he worked with clients to lead all phases of various projects, from conceptual estimating to design and permitting to scheduling and construction. Somerset has held numerous other leadership roles, including managing partner at Urban Core Inc., vice president and regional manager at Charles Pankow Builders, operations manager at American Constructors, and project manager at Central Real Estate Development Corp.
Now in its 86th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawaii’s biggest and longest-serving airline, as well as the largest provider of passenger air service from its primary visitor markets on the U.S. Mainland.