Stratos continues to grow its technical team

Stratos has announced the appointment of Ailish Woulfe as Technical Manager to further strengthen its servicing team in Shannon, Ireland. Woulfe brings ten years of technical experience from major lessor’s. Prior to joining Stratos, she spent three years as Technical Asset Manager for Avolon covering the Asia-Pacific region. She began her career at GECAS, supporting the technical department with a focus on maintenance analysis, freighter conversions, asset sales and transition management. Michael O’Hurley, Head of Servicing of Stratos, said “We are delighted to have Ailish join our growing technical team which strengthens our offering to our clients. We now have Read more

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Dirk Janzen appointed Vice President Passenger Sales, The Americas, for Lufthansa Group Airlines

Dirk Janzen

Effective September 1, Dirk Janzen will assume the role of Vice President Sales, The Americas, Lufthansa Group Airlines, responsible for global market strategy, joint ventures, as well as passenger sales across North and South America. He succeeds Frank Naeve, who was in charge of The Americas region for the last three years until his recent appointment as Senior Vice President Global Markets & Stations for the Lufthansa Group. He will be based at the Lufthansa Group’s passenger airlines headquarters situated on Long Island in New York State, and will report to Naeve. Janzen brings to his new position a wealth Read more

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MAAS Aviation welcomes Malachy McEnroe as Chief Financial Officer


MAAS Aviation, recognised experts in aircraft painting and exterior coatings, has announced the appointment of Malachy McEnroe as Chief Financial Officer. An experienced international CFO and board member, McEnroe has worked in finance and business for over 25 years, most recently in the international logistics equipment leasing sector. He has extensive experience in growing international businesses, spearheading transformation and has contributed to impressive value creation. As part of the company’s C-Suite Team and a board member, McEnroe’s role at MAAS will focus on supporting the business growth strategy and future investments, while driving day-to-day financial and operational improvements.  McEnroe will Read more

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Brian Besanceney joins Boeing as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

Brian Besanceney

Boeing has named Brian Besanceney as the company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer effective September 6, 2022. A corporate affairs leader with more than 25 years of strategic communications and government relations experience, including senior roles at Walmart and Disney, Besanceney will oversee all aspects of Boeing’s communications, such as communications at its commercial airplanes, defence and services businesses, media relations, external affairs, employee engagement, and company branding. Besanceney will report to Boeing President and CEO David Calhoun and serve on the company’s Executive Council.

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Craig Radford joins Aerocare AS to lead sales and business development

Craig Radford

Aerocare Aviation Services, the expanding UK business aviation MRO Part 145 provider, interiors and paint specialist, now under the ownership of Complete Aircraft Group (CAG), is expanding its management team with the appointment of Craig Radford to the position of Head of Sales and Business Development. In this role, Radford will focus on identifying new revenue streams for the Hawarden, Chester-based business as it ramps up, identifying and supporting new clients, as well as exploring synergies within the group. He brings over 25 years valuable, customer-focused experience in various senior commercial aviation roles having previously worked for regional aircraft MRO specialists Read more

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ATR appoints Nathalie Tarnaud Laude Chief Executive Officer

Nathalie Tarnaud Laude

ATR has released that its Board Members, Airbus and Leonardo, have appointed the new Chief Executive Officer, Nathalie Tarnaud Laude, effective September 17, 2022. She succeeds Stefano Bortoli, whose four-year mandate expires at the same date, following the terms set by ATR’s bylaws. Bortoli will take on a new leadership role at Leonardo that will be announced by the company in the upcoming days. Tarnaud Laude is currently NHIndustries’ President and Senior Vice President Head of the NH90 Programme for Airbus Helicopters. Prior to this, she held various senior positions at Airbus in strategy, programme, technology and finance. She brings Read more

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Rolls-Royce appoints Tufan Erginbilgic as CEO to succeed Warren East

Tufan Erginbilgic

Rolls-Royce has announced that as of January 1, 2023, Tufan Erginbilgic will take over the role Chief Executive Officer from Warren East. East announced in February his intention to step down from the position at the end of 2022. Erginbilgic has a background in engineering, having built his career in international business including over 20 years with BP, including five years as part of its executive team. Before leaving in 2020, in his last post he led BP’s downstream business, which included Refining, Petrochemicals, Service Station Network, Lubricants, Midstream operations and the Air BP jet fuel operation. During Erginbilgic’s tenure, Read more

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Avolon founding CEO, Dómhnal Slattery, to step down

Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, has released that its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dómhnal Slattery, has informed the Board of his intention to step down from his executive role and from the Board in 2022. Avolon’s Board has unanimously appointed Andy Cronin, Avolon’s President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO), to the role of CEO Designate. In addition, Paul Geaney, Avolon’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) is appointed to the role of President & CCO with immediate effect. Slattery is Avolon’s founding CEO and has overseen the growth of the business from the largest private-equity-backed start-up globally in 2010 to becoming Read more

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Bonus Tech appoints David Lamoureux as new CEO

As of July 1, 2022, David Lamoureux has assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer at Bonus Tech, an Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance joint venture based in Miami and one of the global market leaders for engine teardown. Engine teardown facilitates the generation of used serviceable and repairable material from end-of-life engines and is a key enabler of circularity in engine materials, contributing to the drive for sustainability in the aviation industry. Lamoureux succeeds Aurélie Kergoat, who in her five years as Bonus Tech’s CEO has led the development of the company into the market leader it Read more

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GA Telesis Engine Services names Bradley Carucci as Managing Director of U.S. SPAH facility

GA Telesis Engine Services (GATES) has released that industry veteran, Bradley Carucci, has joined GATES as Managing Director of the U.S.-based Specialized Procedures Aeroengine Hospital (SPAH) in Wilmington, Ohio. This new 72,000 ft² facility is a joint venture with GA Telesis and Air Transport Services Group (ATSG). Carucci brings a broad range of aviation experience with increasing levels of responsibility in the commercial aircraft maintenance industry. He began his career as a jet engine specialist with the United States Air Force. Carucci received his bachelor’s degree in Applied Arts and Aviation Sciences from Eastern New Mexico University.

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