Duncan Aviation’s Worldwide Regional Management Team Evolves
October 29, 2012
LINCOLN, NEB. — Duncan Aviation recently welcomed four new Regional Managers supporting operators worldwide. Richard Gardner, Allan Orsi, Andy (Anand) Fernandes and Rodolfo Rodriguez join Arjen Groeneveld, Regional Manager in Europe, in an effort to better support customers throughout the world. Each Regional Manager travels their region, meeting with aircraft operators, management organizations and other service providers with the goal of maintaining and building relationships, providing customer service, educating operators and learning more about each region’s regulatory issues and processes while engaging in industry forums.
In 2011, Arjen Groeneveld became Duncan Aviation’s first International Regional Manager. Groeneveld, who lives in The Netherlands, provides support to operators throughout Europe. He has more than 22 years of experience derived from positions in aerospace research, commercial airline and the aircraft leasing industries. Contact him at +01.31.6.4672.7679.
Richard Gardner supports the regions of Australia and New Zealand. His experience includes employment with Air New Zealand and Pacific Turbine and owner of SinglePoint Assist, an international AOG support network. He holds many licenses including an FAA A&P, CAA airframe and engine license and licenses in New Zealand, Latvia, Trinidad and Tobago. Reach him in New Zealand at +64.4.479.3275.
Allan Orsi is located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has prior work experience with Honeywell do Brasil, Embraer, Bosch and Aerostation. Orsi has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and an International Trade Technical degree. Contact him in Sao Paulo at +55.19.9214.1335.
Andy Fernandes supports India. He has been with Duncan Aviation since 1999 and will continue his current responsibilities as Avionics Installations Sales Rep, serving a dual role as he supports operators in India, traveling to India several times a year. Fernandes holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Maintenance and a Master’s degree in Aviation Safety. He has worked for Swiss Air and as a mechanic and project manager for Duncan Aviation in Lincoln. Contact Fernandes at Duncan Aviation-Lincoln at 402.479.4186.
Rodolfo Rodriguez supports Mexico. Prior to Duncan Aviation, he was a Naval Officer for the Mexican Navy, retiring after 21 years of service. Rodriguez has a Naval Sciences degree in Engineering and is authorized for internal combustion engines and gas turbine engines. Call him in Mexico at +52.55.5584.4589.
“With these Regional Managers now located in key areas around the world, Duncan Aviation can continue to provide support to operators and maintenance organizations while learning the industry nuances present in each region,” says John Slieter, Vice President of Service Sales. “They are a group of enthusiastic aviation professionals. Each one has a strong desire to assist operators in safe and efficient flying.”
To learn more about Duncan Aviation, visit booth #5580 at NBAA 2012 held Oct. 30-Nov. 1 in Orlando, Fla., or go to www.DuncanAviation.aero.
Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider supporting the aviation needs of government and business operators and other service providers. Services include major and minor airframe inspections, engine maintenance, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit systems, full paint, interior and modification services and pre-owned aircraft sales and acquisitions. Duncan Aviation also has aircraft components and parts solutions experts available 24/7/365 at 800.228.1836 or 402.475.4125 (international) who can handle any aircraft system problem with immediate exchanges, rotables, loaners or avionics/instrument/accessory/propeller repairs and overhauls.
Complete service facilities are located in Lincoln, Nebraska, and Battle Creek, Michigan. Additional locations include a maintenance facility in Provo, Utah, more than 20 satellite avionics facilities and eight engine Rapid Response Team launch offices strategically located for worldwide support.
For more information about any of Duncan Aviation’s services, contact us at 402.475.2611 or 800.228.4277. Or visit us on the web at www.DuncanAviation.aero.
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