AJW Group announced the appointment of Rachael Caston as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AJW Aviation.
The company says Caston, who has an honors degree in Aeronautical Engineering, an MA in Strategic and International Defence, and qualifications in strategic leadership and management from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), will guide the organization in its mission to transform aviation efficiency, focusing on continued strategic, operational and financial strength in delivering an exceptional customer experience.
From 1st September 2022, Caston will assume the role, joining AJW from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) where she provided executive level leadership for the UK Airprox Board at Royal Air Force (RAF) Northolt. Caston has a long career in aviation, including active service as a professional pilot, executive officer, and commanding officer in the RAF, and extensive business transformation experience, leading teams with a people-centric mindset.
Following a rigorous recruitment process, Caston will take responsibility for the operational teams at AJW and drive the group strategy in conjunction with the board and senior leadership team. The board will continue to lead the business, with Caston’s appointment enabling the board to focus deeply on strategic initiatives for growth and diversification. The UK headquarters continues to be complemented by AJW Technique, its state-of-the-art maintenance facility in Montreal.