UK-based business aviation MRO Part 145 provider, interiors and paint specialist Aerocare Aviation Services, now under the ownership of Complete Aircraft Group (CAG), is expanding its management team with the appointment of Craig Radford to the position of head of sales and business development. In this role, Radford will focus on identifying new revenue streams for the business as it ramps up, identifying and supporting new clients, as well as exploring synergies within the group.
“I am delighted to join the Aerocare team and be able to help implement the exciting next phase of growth aligned to group strategy and build on the excellent reputation in supporting business aviation customers over two decades,” he says.
Radford brings over 25 years’ customer-focused experience in various senior commercial aviation roles, having previously worked for regional aircraft MRO specialists Flybe Aviation Services and ATC Lasham, prior to joining the JMC Group in 2018. He has led and secured several major technical bids supporting clients’ maintenance requirements, working with operators, aircraft lessors, OEMs and the extended supply chain.
“We are delighted Craig has joined the Aerocare team,” says managing director Peter Mankelow. "Combining the knowledge and experience of CAG and Aerocare enables the group to maximise talent and explore synergy, not just through sourcing and managing high quality aircraft, aircraft tooling, parts and components for customers worldwide, but with aircraft acquisition, tear down and oversight expertise, and mobile repair team specialists."