TEMPE, Ariz. – March 2, 2010 – StandardAero announced today that it has appointed Melissa Maddox to the position of Vice President, Operations for the company’s Business Aviation sector. Maddox also currently serves the corporate-wide role of Vice President, Global Security & Risk Assurance, a position she will maintain in addition to today’s announcement.
“Melissa has a great financial background and a good understanding of our operations having spent 11 years in our Augusta, Ga. facility. She has been deeply involved in the analysis of our business which provides her a strong foundation from which to support the execution of our recently completed strategic plan,” said Scott Taylor, Senior Vice President, Business Aviation for StandardAero.
In her new role, Maddox will partner with the Business Aviation leadership team to drive operational excellence and help lead several key initiatives to move the sector forward in 2010 and beyond. Maddox has held a variety of roles in the company during her 14-year tenure, most recently Vice President, Global Security & Risk Assurance for the company, and previously as Finance Director in the sector. She earned her master of business administration degree from Augusta State University and her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of South Carolina.
StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company with nearly $1.4 billion in annual revenue, specializes in engine maintenance, repair and overhaul, and nose-to-tail services that include airframe, interior refurbishments and paint for business and general aviation, air transport, and military aircraft. The company, part of the DAE Engineering division, forms a global services network of 12 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, with an additional 14 regionally located service and support locations.
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise is building a globally recognized aerospace corporation with operations from aircraft leasing, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), and Aviation IT solutions. It is creating an innovative business that builds on the dynamics of Dubai and continuous growth in aviation. Headquartered in Dubai, the group is growing through a series of phased developments and acquisitions to become a global player and to produce an integrated aerospace cluster, based at Dubai World Central – the new 140 square kilometer airport and logistics city being constructed in Jebel Ali, Dubai. It is forming international partnerships at the highest level of industry with the aim of establishing one of the most innovative and successful businesses in the global aerospace industry within the next decade. For more about DAE visit: www.dubaiaerospace.com