30 November, 2017: AJW Group, a world leading specialist in the supply, exchange, repair and lease of commercial aircraft spare parts has selected Martyn Haines as Technical Director. Haines will take up the new role in November 2017.
Haines will be responsible for technical standards and best practices across all divisions of the business, focusing on driving performance and continuous improvement of its supply chains and innovative solutions to airline MRO challenges.
Haines worked at Kenya Airways where he was serving as Technical Director. Prior to that, he held several senior engineering and technical management roles at Virgin Atlantic Airways, including General Manager Engineering Services, General Manager Continuing Airworthiness, Fleet Technical Manager and Head of Maintenance Planning and Programmes. Within these roles he had full accountability for business areas including fleet technical and performance, propulsion, design, reliability, supply chain management, inventory and material planning, repairs, warranty and maintenance.
Haines will report directly to Gavin Simmonds, COO of AJW Group, and will be based at the company’s headquarters in the UK.