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Serco Names Michael Huerta as Senior Consultant Supporting Global Aviation

Published: 30 Nov 2018

Serco Inc. announced today the appointment of Michael Huerta as a Senior Consultant.  In this role, Mr. Huerta will provide strategic guidance to Serco’s aviation business in the U.S. and have a role in developing the aviation strategy globally.

In January 2018, Mr. Huerta completed a five-year term as Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  He was responsible for the safety and efficiency of the largest aerospace system in the world and oversaw a $15.9 billion budget and more than 47,000 employees.

Serco is the largest private Air Navigation Services Provider (ANSP) in the world, with over 700 air traffic controllers.  Serco’s air traffic controllers provide services to more than 4.7 million aircraft per year.  Over the last 30 years, Serco has been providing a full range of aviation services, including:

  • Air Traffic Control
  • Ramp Control
  • Meteorological Services
  • Radar Engineering and Maintenance
  • Air Traffic Control Training
  • Simulation Training
  • Airport Facilities Management
  • Passenger Handling
  • Baggage Handling
  • Snow and Ice Removal
  • Fire and Rescue Services

"Michael brings to Serco his public and private sector expertise as a leader in aviation and the larger transportation industry. We are confident his experience and insights will benefit Serco as we expand our aviation business globally,” said Dave Dacquino, Chairman and CEO of Serco Inc.

Mr. Huerta served more than seven years with the FAA, first as Deputy Administrator.  He served as Acting Administrator before being confirmed for a full term as Administrator.  He led the FAA longer than any other in the agency’s history. Prior to joining the FAA, he was President of the Transportation Solutions Group at Affiliated Computer Services (now Conduent), and previously held leadership positions in the U.S. Department of Transportation.  Mr. Huerta also served as the Executive Director of the Port of San Francisco from 1989 to 1993 and Commissioner of New York City's Department of Ports, International Trade and Commerce from 1986 to 1989. His experience spans decades across multiple aspects of transportation and infrastructure management.