Chris Swan named vice-president and general manager of StandardAero’s Component Services operation
April 2, 2009 – StandardAero has announced that Chris Swan has been appointed vice-president/general manager of its Component Services operation in Cincinnati, Ohio.
StandardAero has announced that Chris Swan has been appointed vice-president/general manager of its Component Services operation in Cincinnati, Ohio. In his new role, Swan will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the former TSS facility.
“Chris has demonstrated considerable leadership capability in his management of our Augusta, Ga facility over the past six years,” said Rob Mionis, President and CEO of StandardAero. “I am confident that he will take our Component Services operation to the next level.”
Prior to joining StandardAero, Swan served in various field service roles with GE Aviation including Regional Director, Americas for Commercial Field Service. In these roles, he established the OEM support model for field service’s commercial customers, and also established the model for airframe OEM flight test and production support. Swan also is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, and while at GE, worked extensively on CFM56 gate-process improvements.
Swan holds a Bachelors degree in Aviation Technology from Purdue University.