Join us at ALTA CCMA 2016 in Puerto Rico
We will be at ALTA CCMA - May 15, 18 2016
For decades, CCMA has been bringing together Latin American & Caribbean airline technical buyers and industry suppliers in a unique event that provides the opportunity for interaction and networking between suppliers and airline representatives.
For the first time in history, the CCMA will join forces with ALTA’s MRO Conference, the region’s premier event for the commercial air transport maintenance, repair and overhaul industry. The all-in-one conference will create the convenient opportunity for industry professionals to network, exchange ideas and best practices, debate issues and challenges and gather knowledge during this 3-day experience.
The 2016 ALTA CCMA will be held in Puerto Rico, on May 15-18 at the Waldorf Astoria Resort.
More information on https://www.alta.aero/ccma/2016/agenda.php
Barfield, Aero technologies and Precision Electronics, will be at ACPC - August 29, September 01, 2015
The ACPC brings together buyers and sellers of aviation related goods and services. The ACPC offers members a fair and level environment to network in various business and social agendas.
The structure of the ACPC is primarily a networking meeting. The conference provides both a business and social agenda, and with this mix, everyone has the opportunity to develop relationships, as well as learn concepts that will aid them in everyday decisions
The advantage of attending this conference for the airlines, is the ability to meet more than 700 supplier companies in one setting. An airline attendee can meet more suppliers in the four days of the conference than they would have time to see in their office in an entire year. They also have the opportunity to meet their peers from other airlines and discuss issues, which are of interest and develop relationships that may prove vital in solving everyday problems.
More information on https://www.acpc.com/index.html
AFI KLM E&M appoints Johann Panier as Chief Executive Officer of Aero Maintenance Group
Aero Maintenance Group (AMG) and Barfield, the two wholly owned US subsidiaries of Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance, are accelerating their synergies with the appointment of Johann Panier as the CEO of both entities starting July 1st, 2015.
Miami, July 1st, 2015 – After a year at the helm of Barfield, Johann Panier has now been appointed CEO of Aero Maintenance Group in order to lead the merger of these two subsidiaries in the Americas, allowing AFI KLM E&M to have a stronger and long-lasting footprint in the Americas. Johann Panier succeeds Christian Tallec who has led AMG for the last five years.
“I am honored to have this opportunity of leading the AMG organization. Together with the AMG and Barfield teams, we will aim to build a stronger component MRO provider that will deliver quality and innovative services to our customers in the North and South American markets while developing more synergies between entities within the Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance network. I am confident about our future achievements as one combined organization, thanks to the support and dedication of AMG and Barfield employees who will contribute to our sustainable growth and commercial successes,” said Johann Panier.
BARFIELD and AMG strengthen their Sales synergies
The two US subsidiaries of AFI KLM E&M have now a common and integrated sales organization, led by John Rogers.
Miami, 6 May 2015 - Since Barfield's acquisition in July 2014, the two US subsidiaries of AFI KLM E&M specializing in component repair and overhaul - Barfield and its sister company AMG - have been working on strengthening their synergies. The first step of a common organization between Barfield and AMG has been to combine their two sales organizations, an initiative fully in line with the AFI KLM E&M sales policy, with the objective of reinforcing a customer centric approach and maximizing sales momentum.
John Rogers appointed Senior Vice President Sales Barfield-AMG
John Rogers has recently been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President of Sales for the new Barfield-AMG sales organization. This department forms part of the AFI KLM E&M sales platform in the Americas, which also includes the two AFI KLM E&M Sales Directorates for the Americas, respectively led by Ron de Bos, AFI KLM E&M VP Sales for North America, and Miguel Chiang, VP Sales for Latin America.
John Rogers started his career at Barfield in June of 1988 as a Technician. During his long tenure at Barfield, he was promoted up the ranks from Lead Technician, to Shop Supervisor, and then to Sales Account Manager. In 2000, John Rogers was promoted to Vice President of Customer Support for Barfield and in 2006 he became Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. John Rogers' expertise has showed strong sales ability, consistently surpassing sales goals, developing a keen intuition for customer service and earning Barfield an excellent reputation in the industry. John Rogers' influence on sales, business retention and customer relations has been an important part of Barfield's growth and development.
On his announcement John Rogers said: "I am honored to have been entrusted with this new responsibility at Barfield and AMG. Our newly reinforced Sales Department will benefit our customers in providing them an easier access to a wider portfolio of services. I am proud of being able to contribute to the successful growth of the AFI KLM E&M network in the Americas."
AFI KLM E&M Awarded MRO of the Year 2015 by Aviation Week Magazine
Comprehensive and effective maintenance program for the latest generation of aircraft were decisive in the choice of AFI KLM E&M
Paris, Amstelveen, Miami 14 April 2015 - AFI KLM E&M has been declared 2015 MRO of the Year by Aviation Week in its Outstanding Airline Maintenance category. The award was presented to Mr. Franck Terner EVP Engineering & Maintenance AIR FRANCE KLM during the awards ceremony, held at the same time as Aviation Week's MRO Americas 2015 Conference & Exhibition, April 14, in Miami, Florida USA.
The Aviation Week MRO of the Year Awards honors the best MRO and aftermarket entities around the world for value-adding achievements and innovations. Each year, Aviation Week solicits award nominations from its readers and from the MRO industry in general. This year AFI KLM E&M was chosen by Aviation Week for setting up a comprehensive and effective maintenance program for the latest generation of aircraft, including the A380, Boeing 787 and A350.
Through this award, industry professionals on the MRO market have recognized AFI KLM E&M's continuous efforts to improve its maintenance offer. Service quality, the ability to align its product and service offer to the real needs of existing and new generation aircraft are central to Group concerns.
Franck Terner, Executive Vice President AIR FRANCE KLM Engineering & Maintenance, said: "We are very proud that with this award by Aviation Week, industry professionals on the MRO market have again recognized our continuous efforts to improve our maintenance offer for the benefit of our customers worldwide. Thanks to their dual MRO-Airline culture, our highly skilled staff is always seeking to invent better maintenance solutions and is constantly striving to further develop our capabilities. This award will encourage everyone within AFI KLM E&M to continue on this ambitious path".
Precision Electronics, part of Aero Maintenance Group has received ANAC certification
The ANAC certification was awarded by the National Civilian Aviation Agency of Brazil (ANAC - Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil) and allows Precision Electronics, part of Aero Maintenance Group (AMG) to seamlessly supply the Brazilian market with its full portfolio of service offerings.
This internationally recognized certification for quality and management is a key asset to Precision Electronics’ ability to provide a larger footprint within the region.
“This is a big step for us, as this certification will help Precision Electronics to grow in Brazil. We have a strong presence in North America, and our focused growth today is turned to Latin America, with Brazil being the biggest market in the region”, said Jeff Kimberly, VP/General Manager of Precision Electronics.
The ANAC approval also demonstrates that Precision Electronics’ customers and suppliers can be confident in the company’s dedication to maintaining the highest quality and efficiency in all of their products and services.