Wael Saeed Named Chief Financial Officer of BBA Aviation’s Global Engine Services Companies
Saeed to lead GES financial operations from Dallas, TX headquarters
04 March 2019
Dallas, TX – BBA Aviation’s Global Engine Services companies announced today that Wael Saeed has joined the GES leadership team as Chief Financial Officer. Saeed has been a member of the BBA Aviation team since 2007 and previously held the CFO position at Signature TECHNICAir.
z“Wael’s extensive financial planning and accounting experience paired with his background in aviation overseeing and transacting business both domestic and international positions him well to support the GES businesses,” Hugh McElroy, President and COO of Global Engine Services said.
Saeed has held multiple roles while with BBA Aviation companies, including CFO, VP Finance, VP Financial Planning and Analysis and Financial Controller. In addition, Saeed is a Certified Public Accountant and holds multiple collegiate degrees including a Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida and an MBA from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College.
“We’re proud to welcome new members to our team and the talent we attract just proves that GES is a place people want to join to grow their careers and be a part of developing our business,” McElroy said.
Saeed takes over the role previously held by Shawn Fallon, former CFO of GES, whom was recently appointed CFO of Signature Flight Support in early February. For more information about Global Engine Services’ recent leadership appointments, please contact Kalyn Kvapil, GES Marketing Communications Manager.
About BBA Aviation’s Global Engine Services
Dallas Airmotive and H+S Aviation deliver OEM-authorized turbine engine maintenance, repair and overhaul services and support to the aviation industry backed by more than 80 years of experience. The companies have established a Global Engine Services network that provides comprehensive services for engines powering the majority of the world’s business and general aviation (B&GA) and rotorcraft fleets.
The GES network includes engine MRO centers in Dallas, TX and Portsmouth, UK, as well as 10 regional turbine centers around the world. Additionally, the F1RST SUPPORT field service organization provides rapid response and high capability on-site repair and inspection services. The Global Engine Services network also includes two companies, International Turbine Service (ITS) and Barrett Turbine Engine Company (BTEC), that specialize in turbine engine and parts sales, as well as an accessory repair and overhaul company, International Governor Services (IGS). For more information, please visit DallasAirmotive.com, HSaviation.co.uk, InternationalTurbineService.com, BarrettTurbineEngine.com or InternationalGovernor.com.
Information on BBA Aviation plc
BBA Aviation plc is a market leading, global aviation support and aftermarket services provider, primarily focused on servicing the Business and General Aviation (B&GA) market. We support our customers through three principal businesses: Signature Flight Support, Ontic and Global Engine Services/Engine Repair and Overhaul (GES/ERO).
Signature Flight Support also includes Signature TECHNICAirTM and EPIC and provides premium, full service flight and home base support including refuelling, ground handling and MRO services through the world’s largest fixed base operation (FBO) network for B&GA users with around 200 locations covering key destinations in North America, Europe, South America, Caribbean, Africa and Asia. EPIC is a provider of aviation fuels, supplies and services.
Ontic is a leading provider of high-quality equipment and cost-effective solutions for the continuing support of maturing and legacy aerospace platforms with locations in the USA, Europe and Asia. ERO/GES is a leading independent engine service provider to global B&GA operators, the rotorcraft market and regional airline fleets with locations in the USA, Europe, South America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
For more information, please visit www.bbaaviation.com.