AJW Group, the world-leading independent specialist in the global management of aircraft spares, has announced the appointment of Nigel Woodall as Group Sales Director.

A trained and licenced aircraft engineer, Woodall has 40 years of management experience in the aviation industry. Most recently, Woodall held the position of Senior Vice President Customer Support at Meggitt. In this role he was responsible for leading the business’ aftermarket support function.

In his new role, which commenced on 18th March, Woodall will be responsible for driving sales across AJW Group globally. Woodall will report to Chief Sales Officer of AJW Group, Tom De Geytere. He will be based at AJW Group’s Headquarters in Slinfold, West Sussex, with regular travel to the business’ MRO in Montréal and other global offices.

Prior to his time at Meggitt, Woodall also worked at Lufthansa Technik AG, Honeywell Aerospace and British Airways, among others.

Christopher Whiteside, President and CEO of AJW Group, said on the appointment:

“Nigel’s proven track record of success in customer services and management make him the ideal candidate for this position. His skills will be of utmost importance to the business as we continue to expand globally and bolster our client base. It is my pleasure to welcome him as a valued member of the AJW Group team.”

Nigel Woodall, Group Sales Director at AJW Group, said:

“I am very much looking forward to joining AJW Group in the position of Group Sales Director. The opportunity to help drive and deepen our customer business relationships to support our growth across the globe is one that I will relish, and I look forward to working alongside AJW’s world renowned and talented team.”