AFIKLM E&M’s joint venture specialized in aircraft engine teardown announces leadership succession.
Miami, July 20th, 2022 - Effective per 1st of July, David Lamoureux has assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer at Bonus Tech Inc., an Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance joint venture based in Miami and one of the global market leaders for engine teardown. Engine teardown facilitates the generation of used serviceable and repairable material from end-of-life engines and is a key enabler of circularity in engine materials, contributing to the drive for sustainability in the aviation industry.
David Lamoureux succeeds Aurélie Kergoat, who in her five years as Bonus Tech Inc. CEO has led the development of the company into the market leader it is today. Aurélie Kergoat has successfully driven growth in Bonus Tech’s engine portfolio, increased turnover and profitability, and launched the development of complementary services for its customers. For example engine inspection to be offered through Bonus Tech Engine Services, including Part 145 Approval.
Michael Grootenboer, AFI KLM E&M SVP Group Engines Product and Bonus Tech Inc. board member states: ’I want to warmly thank and commend Aurélie for the leadership she has demonstrated, for her tireless efforts and for the fantastic shape in which she hands over Bonus Tech Inc. into David’s hands.’ And adds: ‘I want to welcome David to the Bonus Tech Inc. family. I am fully confident that with his extensive knowledge and experience he will continue the development and success of the company.’
David Lamoureux arrives with 15 years of experience in the MRO Engine business at AFI KLM E&M, from dedicated logistics, asset lifecycle management, engine maintenance operations and most recently served as Technical Sales Director for CFM56-5 and GE90 Engine maintenance services worldwide. David also brings significant project and change management experience as a Six Sigma Black Belt.
In a period when both cost control and sustainability are increasingly vital for the aviation industry and the wider world, engine asset optimization and used material utilization are critical. Bonus Tech provides a key value proposition to the market through its engine teardown services.