Board changes at HAECO Americas


April 20, 2016 – There are big changes at the top at HAECO Americas. CEO and group director of cabin solutions, Kevin Carter, will be resigning his position effective May 31, with Richard Kendall, current deputy CEO, to take his place. Carter will continue in a non-executive, senior advisory role to the company through November 30, 2016, to ensure a smooth transition.

Carter has been CEO of HAECO Americas (formerly TIMCO Aviation Services) since 2008 and was also appointed group director of cabin solutions, the group’s aircraft interiors business, in 2015. Previously, he had served as TIMCO’s CFO from 2005 to 2008. During his time with the company, he helped manage a financial turn-around and led the launch of a growing aircraft interiors division.

Kendall was appointed Deputy CEO of HAECO Americas in 2015, and has already been handling many leadership responsibilities for the company’s MRO and aircraft interiors business. Previously, he was director and general manager of Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Limited (HAESL), a sister company in the HAECO Group specializing in aircraft engine MRO. Prior to that appointment, Kendall held other management positions within Swire Group, the parent company of HAECO.

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