Dunlop Taikoo (Jinjiang) Aircraft Tyres has appointed David Shen as general manager.
David joins the tyre distribution and retreading facility, based in Fujian Province, China, from aircraft engineering company HAECO-Xiamen, where he had been senior manager of business improvement and lean development.
In total he has more than 17 years’ technical experience within the aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul industry.
“David brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will help us build on our success in the Asia Pacific region,” said Ian Edmondson, chairman, Dunlop Aircraft Tyres.
Dunlop Taikoo (Jinjiang) Aircraft Tyres, which opened in November 2009, is a joint venture between Dunlop Aircraft Tyres which is the majority shareholder, Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO) and Taikoo (Xiamen) Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (TAECO).
It serves the needs of aircraft operators throughout Asia Pacific and airlines from countries including Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Philippines and Taiwan are among those being supported by the company.