AAR Hires Global Director of Communications and Reputation Seasoned strategist joins leading aviation and defense contractor

Dino D'Amore
By Dino D'Amore March 11, 2014 20:55

AAR Hires Global Director of Communications and Reputation Seasoned strategist joins leading aviation and defense contractor

AAR, a supplier of products and services to the aerospace/aviation and defense/government industries worldwide, has hired communications and government strategist Kathleen Cantillon as Global Director of Communications and Reputation. Cantillon has more than 20 years of experience in corporate communications and government relations, with expertise in transportation.

Cantillon will develop communications strategies for all of AAR’s business segments domestically and abroad, including the Company’s operations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. She will report directly to Cheryle R. Jackson, AAR’s Vice President, Government Affairs and Corporate Development.

“Kathleen’s experience in strategically using communications to enhance a company’s reputation and support its business goals will be a tremendous asset to AAR,” said Jackson. “We are especially excited to have someone on board with a mix of transportation and government affairs expertise, which will be critical as AAR expands its global footprint.”

Before joining AAR, Cantillon was Managing Director at ASGK Public Strategies where her transportation clients included Navistar, RTA and CDM Smith. Prior to ASGK, Cantillon served as Director of Communications for Exelon, and ran communications at the Illinois Tollway and Amtrak. She also was a communications executive at Edelman Public Relations.

Dino D'Amore
By Dino D'Amore March 11, 2014 20:55
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