AIM Altitude announces the appointment of Richard Bower as CEO with effect from 1 January 2018. Richard joined the group in 2011 and has been Group Commercial Director since 2013. His previous roles included CEO of SELL, then part of the Premium Aircraft Group, and CEO roles with Renaissance Capital and RBS Equity Finance.
Mark Edwards steps down as CEO and will take on the non-executive role of Deputy Chairman of AIM Altitude and continue as a non-executive director of the holding company of Thompson Aero Seating.
Mr Xu Tongyu, Chairman of AIM Altitude and President of AVIC International Aero Development Corporation, said: “I am delighted that Richard has been appointed as CEO of AIM Altitude. Richard has broad experience of our business and a long association with Boeing, Airbus and our airline and leasing company customers. I am also very pleased that Mark has agreed to continue his association with AIM Altitude as a non-executive director.”
Richard Bower said: “I am looking forward taking on the role of CEO at AIM Altitude and to driving the strategic development of the business with the support of our AVIC shareholders. These are exciting and challenging times in commercial aerospace as we continue to further develop the products and services we provide to our customers.”
Mark Edwards, Deputy Chairman of AIM Altitude from 1st January 2018
Richard Bower, CEO of AIM Altitude from 1st January 2018