Atlantic Aviation Group appoints new Chief Information Officer

Shannon based aviation company, Atlantic Aviation Group (AAG) announced the appointment of Paul O’Brien as their new Chief Information Officer. O’Brien joins the company bringing extensive international experience having worked with multinational companies to transform their business using IT as an enabler. This is a new role in Atlantic Aviation Group, which aims to further…

Pae Selected as Cadence CFO

Cadence Aerospace has appointed Joyce Pae as chief financial officer (CFO). Ms. Pae has served as Interim Chief Financial Officer of Cadence Aerospace since September 10, 2018. In her new, permanent role as CFO, she is responsible for optimizing the financial performance of Cadence Aerospace, including managing the company’s finances, financial planning, risk management, record…

Winkler to Remain CEO of MTU Aero Engines

MTU Aero Engines’ Supervisory Board has extended the contract of CEO Reiner Winkler by five years until September 30, 2024. The decision was made by a unanimous vote at the Supervisory Board’s meeting on October 24, 2018. Winkler has been the company’s CEO since January 2014 and previously served as its chief financial officer since…

HAI Names Hill Director of Safety

Helicopter Association International (HAI) announced the hiring of Chris Hill as director of safety. In this position, Hill will be responsible for managing the association’s existing aviation safety programs and for developing new safety initiatives to benefit HAI’s membership and the international helicopter community. Hill has more than 32 years of rotary-wing and operational aviation…

AJW Appoints Boni VP

AJW Group has appointed Frank Boni as VP of MRO Sales. Boni, will be responsible for sales of the company’s MRO services worldwide for the group. He will also work closely with AJW’s leadership, commercial, technical and business improvement teams to develop the maintenance and repair capabilities of AJW Technique, its state-of-the-art MRO facility in…

Draper to Lead Textron Aviation

Draper to Lead Textron Aviation

Textron Inc. announced that Ronald Draper, Textron Aviation’s senior vice president, integrated supply chain (Operations), has been named to succeed Scott Ernest as president and CEO of Textron Aviation Inc. Ernest, president and CEO of Textron Aviation Inc. since 2011, has been named president and CEO of Textron’s Industrial Segment and of Textron Specialized Vehicles…

Former Delta Air Lines Exec in the Running to Head FAA

Steve Dickson, who recently retired as vice president of global flight operations at Delta Air Lines, is in the running to become the next head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) according to news reports quoting White House officials. If selected, Dickson would be the first leader of the FAA in more than 30 years…