IBA Announces Changes to its Senior Leadership Team

IBA Group announced the appointment of Ian Beaumont to chief executive officer (CEO) of IBA Group effective from 11th March 2020. Phil Seymour, IBA’s former CEO will continue to serve as company president. For the past five years the business has been successfully led by Phil Seymour and has seen a period of rapid growth…

Crawford Steps into Top Job at SOLJETS

SOLJETS announced the promotion of aviation professional Ryan Crawford to chief technology officer (CTO). In his new role, Crawford will be charged with further advancing SOLJETS’ cutting-edge technology, ensuring an enhanced client experience. In this role as CTO, SOLJETS says Crawford will utilize his expertise to “usher in and inspire a new technology vision and…

West Star Aviation Announces Promotion of Midwest Regional HR Manager

West Star announced the promotion of Amber Kasting to human resource manager, Midwest region. Amber will be responsible for managing Alton, IL (ALN), and the Perryville, MO (PCD), satellite locations along with their Mobile Repair Teams (AOG/MRT). Kasting has her bachelor’s degree in Psychology/Sociology with an emphasis in Organizational Development and has played an instrumental…

Elliott Aviation Hires Amber Christianson as Accessory Shop Manager

Elliott Aviation, a leader in Aviation MRO Services, has hired Amber Christianson as Accessory Shop Manager at their headquarters in Moline, IL. Christianson will oversee the development of Elliott Aviation’s accessories capabilities, shop flows, and efficiencies. Christianson’s most recent experience includes Contour Aviation, leading the Component Shop and was responsible for operations, production planning, customer…

Commercial Jet Names R. Rick Townsend as VP Sales and Marketing

Commercial Jet welcomed R. Rick Townsend as vice president sales and marketing. Townsend brings moore than 35 years of MRO industry experience encompassing senior level sales, business development, marketing, and customer support roles. Townsend has also played important roles in helping to build a couple of MRO facilities (FFV/Ascent) from the ground up in addition…

Stertil-Koni Names Chris Murabito New Midwest Regional Sales Manager

Heavy duty hydraulic lift-maker, Stertil-Koni,announced that Chris Murabito has been named Midwest Regional Sales Manager. Murabito brings to the position more than 20 years of client-focused sales management, new business development and a dedicated concentration on customer service to Stertil-Koni and its initiatives in advancing the heavy duty vehicle lift sector. He succeeds Jim Sylvester,…

ITP Aero Strengthens its Board and Management

The ITP Aero Board, chaired by Josep Piqué, has added Ben Story, strategic marketing director Rolls-Royce and retired Colonel Diego García Bernabeu. Reflecting ITP Aero’s status as a “corporate entity” within the Rolls-Royce Group, Carlos Alzola has been appointed CEO and member of the ITP Aero Board. He will now report to Warren East, CEO…

Barfield Appoints Mercier as SVP of Ops Doral

Barfield Inc. has appointed Gilles Mercier as senior vice president of Operations of its Doral facilities. Mercier will oversee the operations of the two facilities, manage the teams and further improve the overall performance. “We could not be more thrilled to have Gilles as part of our team. He has the drive, the temperament, and…