Lewis Prebble Joins StandardAero as President, Airlines & Fleets

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – April 5, 2021 – StandardAero has appointed Lewis Prebble as President of the company’s Airlines & Fleets division.  

Prebble most recently served at Rolls-Royce as Senior Vice President for the Americas, where he led the company’s $1 billion airline-facing jet engine business and was responsible for delivering comprehensive end-to-end customer services over the entire engine product life cycle.  With 25 years of impactful aerospace experience in Strategy, Business Development, Operations and Sales & Marketing, he brings immediate and extensive knowledge of the global engine MRO industry to StandardAero.

In his more than two decade tenure at Rolls-Royce, Prebble served in multiple executive positions including Senior Vice President, Customer Business – Bombardier, Vice President, Customer Business – Americas, Head of Business Development & Marketing, Services and Sales Director – Asia Pacific.  He began his aviation career working for Air New Zealand.

Prebble holds an Executive MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Commerce & Administration from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand.   

“I am excited to have someone with Lewis’ background, knowledge and experience take the helm of our largest division and I am confident he will make significant impacts and establish long-term customer solutions for our company,” said Russell Ford, CEO of StandardAero

Prebble will be based at the company’s Scottsdale, Arizona, headquarters office.

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 global investment firm The Carlyle Group. For more information about StandardAero, go to