PHILIPSBURG:--- The Government of St. Maarten along with the Dutch Government appointed the selected candidate as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the Princess Juliana International Airport. Gerben Alexander Stavast was selected from the Royal Schipol Group. He took up his position as of August 1st even though the screening process was not conducted. Sources say not even the A screening was not conducted and Stavast is able to begin working while the CEO Brian Mingo and other candidates in management position went through rigorous screening.
Stavast has been appointed to the position for a period of two years. It is not yet known if a local candidate has been selected to undergo training as was promised by Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin. Besides Stavast the Dutch Government also appointed Mr. James Fazio and Mr. Alain Maca as Members of the Supervisory.