Michael T. Steen
President and Chief Executive Officer
A leader in global aviation logistics, Michael T. Steen is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Titan Aviation Holdings, Inc. a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. He is also Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Atlas Air Worldwide and Atlas Air, Inc.
Mr. Steen has gained broad and unique experience during his career in the aviation and logistics sectors. He has served in global leadership roles for market-leading companies such as DHL, Exel Plc and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Mr. Steen also served as a Board Member of The International Air Cargo Association from 2008-2015 and served as Chairman of TIACA from 2010-2013. Mr. Steen is currently serving on the Cargo Committee of the International Air Transportation Association (IATA). Mr. Steen also serves on the Board of Directors at CHC Helicopters.
Mr. Steen earned a degree in economics in Gothenburg, Sweden, and is an alumnus of the Advanced Executive Program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
Mr. Forbes is Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for Titan and leads Titan’s global sales team.
Mr. Forbes brings more than 15 years of aviation leasing, legal and finance experience to his leadership role with Titan. Most recently, he served as Chief Commercial Officer of FPG Amentum and previously, he held senior positions at SMBC Aviation Capital and Goshawk.
Mr. Forbes began his career as a lawyer and holds a Bachelor of Civil Law Degree (BCL) from the University College Cork and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University College Dublin. In addition, he serves on the advisory board of LIFT, a non-profit organization promoting values leadership.
Senior Vice President and Global Head of Technical
Paul Sawhny is the Head of Technical for Titan Holdings. He was previously the Vice President Technical Operations and later Fleet Planning for Atlas Air since 1998, after having worked on the Atlas Air start-up team as an advisor.
Mr. Sawhny has over 25 years of experience providing freighter asset management advisory services to several large lessors. Prior to Atlas, he worked at Pan American and also served as advisory Head of Operations for Tower Air reporting to the CEO.
Mr. Sawhny earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from NYU/Poly School of Engineering. In addition, he has a MBA from Columbia Business School.
Vice President, Global Head Of Finance
Mr. Rokkam is currently Vice President and Global Head of Finance at Titan Aviation. In his current role, he leads Titan’s finance function in all aspects covering financial planning and analysis, risk management, aircraft financing, and tax structuring. Immediately prior to this, Mr. Rokkam was Vice President – Strategic Development at Atlas Air Worldwide. Vamshi Rokkam joined Atlas Air Worldwide in 2003 and has held roles of increasing responsibility in Financial Planning and Analysis, Strategic Development, and as Titan’s Finance head. Mr. Rokkam has 17 years of experience in aviation finance and strategy. Before joining Atlas, Mr. Rokkam worked for Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd in Hyderabad, India, in their Corporate Planning and Business Development teams.
Mr. Rokkam holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Osmania University, India, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Marketing major) from T.A. Pai Management Institute, India, and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from NYU Stern School of Business, New York.