Tempe, Ariz. – April 8, 2014 – Mike Glover has been appointed Vice President, Global CFM56 Sales, for StandardAero’s Airlines & Fleets business unit. Mike will be located in Atlanta, Georgia.
Prior to joining StandardAero, Glover spent more than two decades working in the aviation and airline industries. Glover came to the company from Innovative Solutions & Support and prior to that, worked for Avidyne Corporation and Delta Air Lines. He began his aviation career as an Aircraft Mechanic at Delta Airlines and served in a broad array of both technical and leadership at Delta including Technical Operations, Flight Operations, Properties & Facilities, Data Link Services and Avionics.
“In his new role as VP of Global CFM56 Sales, Mike will lead StandardAero’s comprehensive CFM56 go-to-market strategy including customer acquisition and long-term service partnerships,” said Rob Higby, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for StandardAero Airlines & Fleets. “The CFM56 engine is a critical focus area for our company and we are pleased to have an aviation professional of Mike’s caliber at the lead for this important and growing segment of our business.”
Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management and an associate’s degree in Aviation Technologies from Southern Illinois University. A lifelong aviation enthusiast, Glover also holds an FAA Multi-Engine pilot certificate as well as an Airframe & Powerplant certificate.
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, energy and VIP completions markets. A Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, StandardAero provides a global service network of 13 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, along with an additional 50 sales and field service locations. The company celebrated its 100th year of industry leadership in 2011.
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd is a globally recognized aerospace company specializing in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, aircraft completions and aircraft leasing. The Company is headquartered in Dubai and operates in four continents and employs over 4,000 people. More information can be found on the company’s web site at www.dubaiaerospace.com.