AJW Group, a world-leading independent specialist in the global management of aircraft spares, has appointed Youssef Bahsoun as Technical Services Manager.

Youssef will be based at AJW Technique, the company’s state-of-the-art MRO facility in Montreal, and starts his new role on 9th October.

He will lead the key technical relationship with Bombardier Business Aircraft as part of AJW’s long-term repair management contract with them, and will also manage component reliability for all of AJW’s power-by-the-hour (PBH) customers in the Americas region.

Youssef has extensive experience in the aerospace sector, especially components maintenance. During his career at Air Canada Technical Services (ACTS), he held the position of Sr. Manager Engineering Components Maintenance, and chaired an AMC Industry Working Group on the “aspects of NFF and its impact on components reliability”. Prior to Joining AJW Group, Youssef held senior positions at Air Canada, GAMCO / Gulf Air, ACTS / AVEOS and Emirates including the position of Chief of Office of Airworthiness for the airline’s EASA Part 21 Design Organisation.

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

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Youssef to our growing team. His appointment forms part of our wider strategy to recruit best-in-class technical expertise across the Group. As a company we are constantly evolving to better support customers entire engineering and maintenance value chain.”

Youssef Bahsoun, Technical Services Manager, said:

“I am delighted to be appointed Technical Services Manager, and look forward to using my experience within the aerospace sector to deliver enhanced technical services to our customers.”