Mr. Colgan leads the company’s efforts to build and deliver a world class collection of capabilities and services to the aviation market. With 20+ years of aviation experience across the airline, MRO and technology verticals, his efforts are focused on aligning the company’s strategy with the aviation market needs to better deliver long-term value creation for MRO Holdings customers.
OUR PURPOSE IS TO PROMOTE AN ENVIRONMENT OF RESPECT, TRUST, AND COLLABORATION.
OUR MISSION IS TO CREATE LONG TERM VALUE.
Aeroman is established as the Maintenance and Engineering division of TACA Airlines at El Salvador International Airport, created to provide in-house maintenance to the entire fleet
As a result of growing demand, Aeroman built Hangar 1 with four maintenance bays
Flightstar established as an aircraft battery and NDT inspection shop at Miami International Airport
Flightstar Cargo Conversion
Flightstar relocated to Hangar 1 at Jacksonville International Airport and performed first cargo door conversion on a B727-200
Flightstar relocated operations to Cecil Field in Jacksonville, Florida
TechOps MX Established
TechOps MX was first formed in Guadalajara as a result of a Delta-Aeromexico maintenance services alliance
Hangar 2 & 3
Aeroman expanded capacity by adding Hangar 2 and Hangar 3, with one maintenance bay in each hangar
Flightstar expanded capacity by adding Hangar 905 with one paint and two maintenance bays
Aeroman expanded capacity by adding Hangar 4 with three maintenance bays
TechOps MX Relocated
TechOps MX relocated to Querétaro, México and joined the expanding aerospace cluster at Querétaro Intercontinental Airport
Flightstar expanded capacity by adding Hangar 935 with four maintenance bays
Aeroman expanded capacity by adding Hangar 5 with ten maintenance bays, extended Hangar 2 and 3, adding two additional maintenance bays, and opened the Airbus Competence Training Center (ACT)
MRO Holdings Established
Aeroman and Flightstar joined forces under MRO Holdings
TechOps MX Joined
TechOps MX joined forces with Aeroman and Flightstar under MRO Holdings
Aeroman expanded capacity by adding Hangar 6 with twelve maintenance bays and extending Hangar 2 and 3, adding two additional maintenance bays
MRO Solutions Established
MRO Solutions is established in San Salvador, El Salvador under MRO Holdings
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Cords leads the Operations team to evaluate current practices and harmonize, and integrate key processes across OpCos within MRO Holdings. He has more than 17 years of aviation experience and most recently served as the President of Airlines & Fleets for StandardAero.
Chief Commercial Officer
Mr. Papayoti leads all commercial efforts across Sales, Customer Experience, Marketing and Branding. Basil works closely with each of our leadership teams and our customers to align the vision of MRO Holdings with their short and long term needs. He has more than 30 years of aviation experience with Aircraft and Engine OEMs, Airline affiliated and Independent MROs, and most recently served as the President and Director of Engine Services at GA Telesis.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Sol is responsible for oversight and operations of the company’s financial activities. He previously served as VP, Financial Planning & Control at Avianca, and was the former Corporate Controller & Financial Planning/ Reporting Director, TACA Airlines. Mr. Sol brings over 16 years of experience in aviation.
Vice President Technical Solutions & Compliance
Mr. Brown provides oversight on all aspects of safety, quality, and compliance to the MRO Holdings portfolio, as well as leading the expansion of Technical Solutions, providing centralized and center-led support services for its OpCos. Gregg is a veteran of the United States Air Force, bringing over 30 years of aviation experience, including nearly 24 years at Southwest Airlines, and holds FAA licenses as an Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic and Private Pilot.
Vice President Human Capital
Mr. Hernandez helps accelerate MRO Holdings transformation through setting the platform to attract, and develop the best talent and building a culture of engagement, agility and innovation. He brings over 18 years of industry experience with a hands-on Business Partnership approach to Human Capital.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Echeverria leads one of the biggest MROs in the America’s to provide the highest results in Safety, Quality and Performance. More than 30 years of wide experience, in ENAER, LATAM Airlines and Airman MRO, have allowed him to be deeply involved in all Strategic, Maintenance and Engineering activities in the aviation industry. His leadership and knowledge enables the organization to provide world class services, creating added value and high satisfaction levels to our customers.
Chief Executive Officer
Actively leading high velocity culture change & overall strategy for aircraft heavy maintenance repair and overhaul facility in Queretaro, Mexico. Championed LEAN/TOC initiatives throughout the organization that resulted in 90% reduction in Lost Time Injuries, 50% improvement in On Time Deliveries, double digit Revenue & EBITDA growth & Industry leading customer focused performance.
Successfully directed the operational & financial integration of a ten year commercial alliance between multiple major airlines, joint ventures & multinational shareholders.