AJW Aviation appoints Ian Smith to Key Account Director

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By admin April 14, 2016 20:30

AJW Aviation appoints Ian Smith to Key Account Director

AJW Aviation has appointed Ian Smith as Key Account Director. He will be responsible for the development and evolution of business partnerships with key customers, particularly in new markets or service areas.

Smith has a significant track record of aircraft acquisition & disposal and in-service support through the negotiation and management of multiple projects with aircraft manufacturers and lessors.

Smith joins AJW from Flybe where he was Director of Engineering & Maintenance responsible for the management of a large team covering engineering, maintenance control, supply chain, and line maintenance.  Prior to that he ran a consulting firm working with multiple clients within the aviation industry advising on the optimisation of engineering and maintenance strategy, operations, contractual arrangements and systems.  Further operational and technical experience came through roles with Wizz Air (Technical Director), Thomsonfly (Head of Supply Chain & Commercial, Head of Engineering & Maintenance), Britannia Airways (Manager Operational Performance), and various commercial and operational roles at British Airways. Smith has an MBA from Henley Management College and an Aeronautical Engineering BEng. degree.

Smith reports directly to Daniel Watson, CCO – AJW Aviation and works closely with the senior management team in the UK and at AJW Technique in Montreal.  He is based at AJW’s corporate headquarters in the UK.

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By admin April 14, 2016 20:30