AJW Group appoints Michael Duncan as Regional Director - Africa

London, 20th January 2014: AJW Group has appointed Michael Duncan as its Regional Director for Africa. In this position, Duncan will be responsible for developing the Company’s presence and establishing partnerships with operators who need the integrated aircraft support services that AJW Aviation and AJW Technique can provide within this challenging and diverse Continent. This new appointment reinforces the rapid growth of AJW Group over the last year and its development of a more comprehensive service portfolio across a growing geographical footprint.

Based in South Africa and with nineteen years’ experience in the aviation industry, Duncan brings a wealth of knowledge from his previous role with DHL Aviation Middle East and Africa establishing networks in these regions as well as developing relationships with MROs and implementing Quality and Safety Management systems and Technical Programmes. Previously he was responsible for aviation projects in the Sudan, Comoros, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, South Africa and Saudi Arabia under his role at AREF Investment Group.

Boris Wolstenholme, CEO of AJW Aviation, comments “We consistently look to appoint the best people within our organisation and with Michael’s previous experience in aviation technical projects; he will significantly expand the services our organisation can provide.  With his vast knowledge of the African and Middle East regions, we are pleased to add his expertise to support our growing business.”

AJW Aviation is a world leading specialist in the supply, repair and lease of commercial aircraft spare parts, including services in aircraft engines, aircraft inventory management; power-by-the-hour and pooling support; consignment stock; global 24/7 AOG; component maintenance and overhaul; consumable supplies; logistics and freight management.  AJW offices are based in Singapore, Dubai, London and Miami with further inventory hubs across Europe, Asia and North America.  www.ajw-aviation.com

AJW Technique provides a broad range of component repair and overhaul services to an international customer base of more than 800 airlines and operators, underpinned by one of the best industry-specific aviation skill bases in the world - Montreal. AJW Technique is focused on delivering world class reliability, guaranteed availability of components, and first class turn times to deliver improved efficiencies and maximise aircraft availability; All this backed by superior warranties and competitive pricing. www.ajw-technique.com