StandardAero Business Aviation Names Kevin Malutinok and Melissa Maddox to Lead Springfield (SPI) and Houston (IAH) MRO Businesses

Tempe, Ariz. –January 15, 2014 – StandardAero Business Aviation announced that it has named Kevin Malutinok and Melissa Maddox, respectively, as the new site leaders of the company’s Springfield, Ill. (SPI) and Houston, Texas (IAH) facilities. As Vice President & General Manager for their respective sites, both will be responsible for the sales and operational performance of each of their businesses.

Malutinok comes to StandardAero from Dassault Aircraft Services in Wilmington, Delaware where he served as the site’s Vice President & General Manager. Prior to his leadership position with Dassault, he served in a range of aircraft operations, business development and A&P technician positions with AVMATS (Aviation Maintenance & Technical Support), Monsanto Corporate Flight Operations and Midcoast Aviation.

Maddox, a long tenured employee with StandardAero Business Aviation has served in a range of leadership roles with the company; initially as Finance Director then advancing to increasingly responsible positions as Vice President of Operations, Corporate VP, Global Risk Assurance and, most recently, as StandardAero’s Corporate VP, Legal Risk Management, responsible for the Corporate Health & Safety function, Global Trade (Import/Customs and Export Control), Anti-Corruption, Regulatory Compliance, Compliance Audit, Insurance, Ethics and Corporate Security.

“StandardAero Business Aviation is fortunate to attract and retain individuals as well-qualified as Kevin and Melissa,” said Marc McGowan, Senior Vice President, Business Aviation, StandardAero. “Kevin brings to StandardAero an impressive array of experience within the aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) marketplace among both OEMs and OEM- authorized service centers. And Melissa, with her solid background in operations, financial management, lean/six sigma principles and applications, along with her legacy working knowledge of StandardAero, will ensure continued operations excellence and business continuity. Both individuals will continue to drive the robust vision, strategy and growth we established just a few short years ago.”

Both sites provide complete engine, airframe and avionics MRO, with StandardAero Springfield also providing business jet interior modification/completions and an aircraft painting facility.

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