Kieran Hannan joins us as our new Vice President and General Manager for PAI and PHP Canada. He will oversee all sales and operations there. Kieran comes to us from Heli-One Canada Inc., where he most recently served as Director of Global Commercial and Customer Support. Prior to joining Heli-One, he served in various roles at Sloane Helicopters Limited where he was most recently General Manager for Ireland. There, he was responsible for the set up and oversight of their EASA 145 maintenance facility. Kieran attended University of Limerick, Ireland, and earned a Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering Degree. He also holds a Commercial Management Certification. We are certain his unique experience in both the commercial and operations aspects of our business will be an asset to our organization and help to re-energize growth in the Canadian operations. Steve Lambert, Brian Hillier, and Steve Carey will all remain in their respective roles and will be reporting to Kieran in his new role.
Steve has over thirty years experience in the Canadian aircraft parts distribution industry. During his very successful career he has worked for Van Dusen, Standard Aero, Field Aviation, and Piedmont Aviation Supply. Prior to working with PHP, Steve was managing ACRO Aero-Parts, a division of ACRO Aerospace (now Vector Aerospace). In 2002 PHP approached Steve to leave ACRO and open PHP-Canada. PHP’s great success in Canada owes much to his talents.