SR Technics launches its new brand STRADE
SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider in the civil aviation industry, is pleased to announce new appointments of Top Business Development and Commercial Executives, reporting directly to the Senior Vice President Caroline Vandedrinck.
David Settergren started with SR Technics as Vice President Asia mid November 2020. A seasoned aviation professional, Mr. Settergren has over 25 years of experience in the Asia Pacific/Oceania region and had demonstrated success in both commercial and business jet sectors. While honing his expertise in areas like marketing, sales, contract negotiation, business development and customer management, he held a range of posts at GE Aviation, GECAS, AerSale Inc. and Global Jet Capital before founding and serving as CEO of DS Aviation Consulting.
Jay Aiken, commenced his duties as Vice President Americas in January 2021, brings 30 years of experience in aircraft and engine aftermarket commercial MRO sales, leasing and maintenance. Before joining SR Technics, he held numerous roles of increasing responsibilities with Aero Capital Solutions, where he was responsible for sales and leasing in the Americas, and StandardAero, where he led the Americas engine MRO sales team. Prior to that, he held a range of posts at Delta Airlines including TechOps MRO sales, maintenance supervision, project management, flight operations and supply chain.
“As part of consolidating a robust position on the MRO market, Caroline is building an all-star team that strives to increase the added value for customers,” said Jean-Marc Lenz, Chief Executive Officer at SR Technics. “As David and Jay have extensive experience in aviation industry business development and commercial activities and are very familiar with their respective regions, we are confident they will help drive growth in our core area of engine maintenance, repair and overhaul activities. I wish them the all the best in their endeavors and welcome David and Jay to the SR Technics team.”