December 17, 2020 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – GA Telesis, LLC (“GAT”) announces the appointment of Kenneth Muirhead and Avinash Singh to join the expanding sales team of the Engine Strategy Group. Muirhead and Singh are the latest additions as the group builds GAT’s global presence and executes the Company’s Turbine Vision 2020 (“TV 2020”) initiative.
Kenneth Muirhead is Director of Business Development, Europe, and will be responsible for increasing engine repair work, both light and heavy maintenance visits, at the GA Telesis Engine Services ("GATES") facility in Finland. He brings over 15 years of sales and project management experience with extensive knowledge in the turbine engine MRO services market. Based in Stavanger, Norway, Muirhead will cover the European, Middle East, and African regions. He began his career as a helicopter technician for the British Royal Navy.
"I am thrilled to be a part of this team to grow our business and to provide outstanding customer support and value for their engine repair solutions,” commented Muirhead.
“We are very pleased that Kenneth will bring his extensive aviation experience in sales, marketing, and customer support to increase the service offerings to our global customer base,” said Russ Shelton, President Engine Strategy Group.
Avinash Singh is Director of Business Development, Asia, and will be responsible for the South Asia Pacific (“APAC”) region, including India, Japan, Korea, Australia, and Indonesia. Based in Singapore, he will also drive the turbine engine repair business to the GATES' Helsinki facility. Before joining GA Telesis, Singh was with GE Aviation and Honeywell Aerospace, with a broad background in sales, component repairs, contracts, Used Serviceable Materials ("USM"), and engine leases.
“My objective is to establish GATES as the preferred engine MRO for airlines, lessors, and brokers in the APAC through comprehensive solutions which bring value to our customers,” said Singh.
“We are excited to have Avinash join our team and bring his 17 years of aviation experience to the Engine Strategy Group in the growing South Asian market,” commented Shelton. “His knowledge and background in this important region will be invaluable to the future success of the TV 2020 strategy,” he added.