MBA promotes Lindsey Webster from Director to Vice President

Morten Beyer & Agnew (mba), a consulting leader in the aviation industry, has promoted Lindsey Webster from Director to Vice President of Asset Valuations. In this role, Ms. Webster will lead a team of ISTAT Certified Appraisers in valuing aircraft, spare parts, engines and helicopters. Ms. Webster will also perform industry research and economic analysis, model value trends, and forecast future asset values and economic lives. Ms. Webster will be responsible for the management of mba’s European office in addition to heading the US asset valuations team. Ms. Webster is an ISTAT Certified Appraiser with a Bachelor of Science degree Read more

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Sébastian Imbourg named new CFM Executive Vice President

CFM International announced that Sébastien Imbourg has been named executive vice president, replacing François Bastin. Bastin, who had served in the role since February 2015, has been appointed executive vice president of Commercial Engine Programs for Safran Aircraft Engines. As part of the CFM Executive Team, Imbourg is responsible for overseeing programs carried out by the CFM joint venture. Along with his counterpart at GE, Allen Paxson, he will also serve as the primary interface between the two companies. Within Safran Aircraft Engines, Imbourg is general manager of the CFM project department. Sébastien Imbourg began his career at Snecma, now Read more

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Ryan Robertson joins C&L Aviation Group

Ryan Robertson has joined C&L Aviation Group as Sales Manager for Component Repair as the company continues an expansion of its component repair capabilities and offerings. Robertson has more than 15 years of experience with regional aircraft and component repairs. Before joining C&L in 2018, he was Director of Regional Sales for Worthington Aviation, with a focus on Dash-8, ATR, ERJ and CRJ aircraft. From 2002-2015, Ryan worked with INAir Aviation Services, where he helped several airlines, manufacturers, service providers and others adopt major cost-savings concepts for repairs that eventually led to them changing their long-held approach to buying parts Read more

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Nick Weston of Weston Aviation becomes BACA Deputy Chairman

At the 455th meeting of the BACA Council (BACA, the Worldwide Association of Air Charter Professionals) on February 15th, Nick Weston of Weston Aviation was elected to the position of BACA Deputy Chairman. He will share the role with Volker Meissner of ARGUS International during a transition period as BACA moves forward to its next stage of development.

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Héroux-Devtek appoints Pierre Fitzgibbon as Director

Héroux-Devtek, an international manufacturer of aerospace products, has appointed Pierre Fitzgibbon as Director of the Corporation. He is also appointed to the Audit Committee of the Corporation. Fitzgibbon is currently Managing Partner at Walter Capital Partners, a private equity firm headquartered in Montreal. He previously served seven years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Atrium Innovations, which had operations in eight countries.

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Air Canada names Jon Turner as Vice President, Maintenance

Air Canada has appointed Jon Turner as Vice President, Maintenance. He is returning to Air Canada after working at other airlines, most recently Air Canada Express partner, Sky Regional, where he was President and Chief Executive Officer. In his role, Mr. Turner will assume responsibility for managing and providing strategic direction for Air Canada’s maintenance programs, core engineering, fleet management, control of technical safety and airworthiness standards, maintenance operations control, supply chain, as well as line maintenance.

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Honeywell announces Darius Adamczyk to assume chairman title in April 2018

Honeywell’s Board of Directors has nominated President and CEO Darius Adamczyk to serve as Chairman when current Chairman Dave Cote retires at the end of April 2018. In addition, Duncan B. Angove, President of Infor, Inc. has been elected to Honeywell’s Board as an independent Director and will stand for re-election at Honeywell’s Annual Shareowners’ Meeting on April 23.

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Jean-Paul Alary named CEO of Safran Landing Systems, Cédric Goubet CEO of Safran Nacelles

Vincent Mascré has been appointed Chairman of the Executive Board of Zodiac Aerospace, and Chief Executive Officer of the company’s Seats business. Following this appointment, Jean-Paul Alary replaces him as CEO of Safran Landing Systems, and Cédric Goubet will succeed Jean-Paul Alary as CEO of Safran Nacelles.

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Bruno Even appointed CEO of Airbus Helicopters

Airbus has appointed Bruno Even Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus Helicopters, effective April 1, 2018. He will report to Airbus CEO Tom Enders and join the company’s Executive Committee. Bruno Even comes to Airbus from Safran where he was CEO of the Helicopter Engines business since 2015. He succeeds Guillaume Faury who will assume his duties as President Airbus Commercial Aircraft next week.

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Bii appoints new Technical Director, Michael Dancey

Specialist aviation component support provider, Bii, has appointed new Technical Director, Michael Dancey as the organisation continues to establish a team of highly experienced professionals. Dancey joined the expanding line-up in February 2018. His primary responsibilities include technical oversight of the stores and customer requirements, KPI monitoring and technical oversight for all trace and technical records. As well as offering technical assistance to the sales and repair teams and training new starters for stores and human factors.

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