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28 Apr 2017

HAECO Americas Announces Jim Clarke to Become New Vice President, Planning and Performance

HAECO Americas, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the HAECO Group, announced today that Jim Clarke will be joining the company’s leadership team as its new Vice President, Planning and Performance. In that role, he will lead teams that conduct all maintenance event planning, cost and pricing analysis and customer performance reporting across the company’s North American operations.

Jim Sokol, President of MRO Services, HAECO Americas, said: “We are very excited to welcome Jim Clarke to our leadership team. He joins us at a critical point in our implementation of measures designed to bring new efficiencies to our maintenance operations. I am convinced Jim has the right mix of leadership experience and proven capabilities to take our operations to the next level, delivering new value for our customers.”

Mr Clarke has had an accomplished career in aviation maintenance planning, forecasting and supply chain management, including 22 years in various roles of increasing responsibility with FedEx Express. Prior to that, he gained valuable aviation maintenance experience with Pratt & Whitney and American Airlines. Mr Clarke earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master in Business Administration degree from Oklahoma State University.

Mr Clarke will be based at HAECO Americas’ Greensboro headquarters office, and will report directly to Mr Sokol.


About Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (“HAECO Group”)
The HAECO Group is one of the world’s leading aircraft engineering and maintenance service providers. The Group provides a comprehensive range of services encompassing Airframe Services, Line Services, Cabin Solutions, Private Jet Solutions, Fleet Technical Management, Inventory Technical Management, Component Overhaul, Aerostructure Repairs, Landing Gear Services, Engine Services, Parts Manufacturing and Technical Training. The HAECO Group consists of 17 subsidiaries and affiliates, employing around 17,000 staff in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore and the United States. The HAECO Group is publicly listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 00044). HAECO Group’s website:

About HAECO Americas
A wholly-owned subsidiary of the HAECO Group, HAECO Americas (formerly TIMCO Aviation Services) supports global aircraft operators and owners with comprehensive aircraft care services including base maintenance from three multi-hangar locations and engine MRO support in the U.S. The company’s HAECO Cabin Solutions division provides interiors design, engineering, certification and cabin reconfiguration services, as well as manufactured products including passenger seating, structures, galleys and lavatories. HAECO Americas’ website: