Independent aircraft component parts, repair, and supply chain solutions provider, AJW Group, has appointed David Ropper as vice president of business development for the North American region.
Ropper will spearhead the company’s strategic business growth throughout North America, showcasing the capabilities of its state-of-the-art MRO facility, AJW Technique, in Montreal, Canada.
Bringing a wealth of international experience to the role, Ropper has successfully navigated roles with OEMs and lessors, including 13 years at BAE Systems and five years at Elix Aviaton.
As a seasoned consultant within the aviation industry, AJW Group states that Ropper’s expertise in leasing and relationship-building positions him perfectly to foster customer connections while elevating the AJW brand and its comprehensive suite of services.
AJW Technique serves as the central hub for AJW Group’s component MRO services, collaborating directly with airline customers to enhance component reliability, optimise time on-wing, and minimise direct maintenance costs.
Scott Symington, chief commercial officer of AJW Group, said: “We are delighted to welcome David as the new vice president of business development for North America.
“With his extensive background in leasing and sales within the aviation industry, we are confident that he will not only drive our business development goals but also cultivate and strengthen our customer relationships.”