StandardAero Names Frank Rodgers Director of Human Resources for Associated Air Center

Tempe, Ariz. – Dec. 4, 2009 – StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, has appointed Frank Rodgers to the position of Director, Human Resources for Associated Air Center (AAC).

Rodgers will serve as Associated Air Center’s strategic HR business partner managing all aspects of AAC’s HR function, including recruiting, selection, employee and team development, organizational design and change management.

Rodgers comes to StandardAero with 20-plus years of HR Leadership among industry-leading companies such as L-3 Communications, Motorola, General Instrument, and Northrop Grumman.

“We’re delighted to welcome Frank to AAC,” said Michele Grisez, Senior Vice President, Human Resources for StandardAero. “His HR leadership experience with world-class organizations will serve StandardAero well.”

Rodgers holds a Senior HR Professional designation and is a graduate of Troy University and Dallas Baptist University, where he obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degree’s in Management and Counseling (respectively).

StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company with $1.4 billion in annual revenue, specializes in engine maintenance, repair and overhaul, and nose-to-tail services that include airframe, interior refurbishments and paint for business and general aviation, air transport, and military aircraft. The company, part of the DAE Engineering division, forms a global services network of 12 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, with an additional 14 regionally located service and support locations.

About DAE: Dubai Aerospace Enterprise is building a globally recognized Aerospace corporation with operations from aircraft leasing, repair and overhaul (MRO) and Aviation IT solutions. It is creating an innovative business that builds on Dubai’s dynamism and continuous growth in Aviation. DAE is currently made up of three divisions – DAE Capital, DAE Engineering and DAE Services.

DAE’s shareholders include the Investment Corporation of Dubai, Dubai International Capital, DIFC Investments LLC, EMAAR, ISTITHMAR World, and Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO).