Marc Drobny

Marc Drobny

Business Aviation

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Marc Drobny serves as President, Business Aviation. He joined StandardAero in March 2018 and is responsible for leading the achievement of performance objectives, customer satisfaction and business development activities of the Business Aviation Sector, which is dedicated to the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of non-commercial, business aviation aircraft. Drobny reports directly to the CEO of StandardAero and is a member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team.

Prior to StandardAero, Drobny served as President of Executive Jet Management, the aircraft management and charter division of the Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary NetJets Inc, and one of the largest business jet operators in the world with over 200 aircraft and more than 50 different aircraft types under management. During his nearly 13 years at Executive Jet Management, Drobny served in a variety of strategic, operational, sales, marketing, customer service and executive roles, capping off his career there as President of a +$400M business.

Prior to Executive Jet Management, Drobny served for more than a decade with the U.S. Navy, rising through the ranks as an FA-18 Pilot and Test Pilot to serve as Department Head leading the operations, safety and administrative departments for a Navy FA-18 squadron, including several combat deployments aboard various aircraft carriers. Drobny has accumulated more than 2,000 flight hours and 350 carrier landings across 22 types of aircraft.

Drobny holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis and is a graduate of the United States Navy Test Pilot School in Patuxent River, Maryland. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors for both the General Aircraft Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), in addition to serving on the President’s Council of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA).

StandardAero is one of the world’s largest independent providers of services including engine and airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul, engine component repair, engineering services, interior completions and paint applications. StandardAero serves a diverse array of customers in business and general aviation, airline, military, helicopter, components and energy markets. StandardAero is owned by The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG), a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit and Investment Solutions. With $216 billion of assets under management as of December 31, 2018, Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of our investors, portfolio companies and the communities in which we live and invest.