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Dawit Lemma
AfBAA Vice President, International / Board Member


Dawit Lemma is the founder and serves as the Managing Director of Krimson ACMC PLC. He is a Swiss citizen, but of Ethiopian origin, and has lived and/or worked all over the world; from Zambia to Afghanistan, the USA to Switzerland – making him a true global citizen. Dawit returned to Ethiopia in 2012, after almost 30 years abroad, as he recognized the thriving potential and opportunities being displayed by Ethiopia’s economic resurgence.

He is a graduate of Purdue University in the USA, where he received a degree in Aeronautical Engineering & Flight Technology. He also holds a MSc. degree in Aviation Management & Marketing from the Basel Business College in Switzerland. Dawit also holds an A&P Mechanic’s License (American FAA), CPL (American FAA, South African CAA, Swiss FOCA/EASA), and an EASA Frozen ATPL; with over 15 years of experience in both the Aviation and Marketing industries.

Dawit is also President of the AfBAA-Ethiopia Chapter, whose main purpose is to serve as a collective association that assists and supports local stakeholders in the advancement and development of business aviation in the country. Collectively working together to galvanise the sector and represent the interests of aircraft owners, operators, and suppliers to the business aviation community in a single voice.