Hervé Page has been appointed CEO of Barfield Inc., the Americas bridgehead of the AFI KLM E&M global MRO network. The new CEO officially took up his duties on September 4, 2018.
Page takes the helm of an entity employing 500 at its Miami, Phoenix, Louisville and Atlanta facilities. He says his priority for Barfield is to continue to consolidate cultures and standardize processes across all sites.
After graduating from the École Nationale Supérieure de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace in 1986, Page began his career with Air Inter, as an aircraft maintenance engineer. He joined Air France in 1997. as head of the A300, A310 and Concorde Maintenance Department. From there, he has held several positions of leadership at AFI KLM E&M, including vice president of Aircraft Engineering and Maintenance for the Air France since 2013.
“I am delighted to join the Barfield teams to pursue the implementation of the strategy defined by AFI KLM E&M to serve its customer airlines in the Americas,” says Page. “We aim to double our market share in the region and leverage a company where people are happy to work. Barfield, has solid foundations for that and numerous projects have already been launch to turn this challenging ambition into a reality.”