MAY 28, 2024 – (LOS ANGELES, CA) – Aeros, a company developing its state-of-the-art cargo airship, the Aeroscraft eVBA, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Joseph Rietman, CPC, as the new Vice President of Facilities Planning, Design, and Construction. Rietman will begin his new role immediately and report to Igor Pasternak, Aeros’ Chief Executive Officer.


“Joseph will oversee the development of our new airship manufacturing facility,” said Pasternak. “Joseph is a proven leader with a track record of executing large-scale projects successfully and innovatively. We are excited for him to lead our design and construction initiatives, bringing vital infrastructure to life for our cutting-edge aerospace technology.”

With over three decades of experience in construction management, Rietman has successfully led multibillion-dollar projects to completion. His notable previous roles include Director of Construction at Cain International, President of the American Institute of Constructors, and President at vScenario, where he was recognized nationally for his leadership in critical infrastructure protection programs. Joseph holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management with a specialty in electrical technology from Purdue University.


Joseph Rietman

Upon his appointment, Rietman expressed his enthusiasm for contributing to Aeros’ mission, stating, “Joining Aeros represents a pivotal step in my career where I aim to meld my deep-rooted expertise in construction with my passion for innovation in aerospace. Aeros’ vision of advancing airship technology excites me and aligns with my commitment to driving projects that redefine industries and enhance community well-being. I am eager to contribute to Aeros’ transformative projects that are set to revolutionize air transportation logistics with environmentally sustainable solutions.”

Rietman’s career is distinguished by a relentless drive for excellence and innovation across various project environments, positioning him perfectly to propel Aeros toward achieving its ambitious goals in the dynamic aerospace sector.

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About Aeros and the eVBA Aeroscraft: Aeros is a logistics company dedicated to the development, manufacture, and operation of the Zero-Emission Electric Variable Buoyancy Airship (eVBA), the Aeroscraft. Operating a fleet of eVBAs, Aeros will provide cardon free Next Day Air at Ground Shipping Price.