AJW Group has appointed Martyn Haines as technical director. Haines began his new role in November 2017. Haines will be responsible for technical standards and best practices across all divisions of the business, focusing on driving performance and continuous improvement of its supply chains and solutions to airline MRO challenges. Haines has an extensive background in aircraft leasing, MRO and airline operations. He joins AJW from Kenya Airways where he was technical director, responsible for the delivery of a cost effective operation for their fleet of circa 40 Boeing 737, 777, 787, Embraer E190 aircraft and associated MRO facilities. Haines will report directly to Gavin Simmonds, COO of AJW Group, and will be based at the company’s headquarters in the UK. “Martyn is a proven leader with a high level of technical and commercial experience, and as such is the ideal candidate to continue to drive forward our technical strategy and execution within the AJW Group,” said Christopher Whiteside, president and CEO, AJW Group.