SR Technics has announced new appointments of top business development and commercial executives, reporting directly to Senior Vice President Caroline Vandedrinck.
David Settergren started with SR Technics as Vice President Asia mid-November 2020. A seasoned aviation professional, Settergren has over 25 years of experience in the Asia Pacific/Oceania region and had demonstrated success in both commercial and business jet sectors. While honing his expertise in areas like marketing, sales, contract negotiation, business development and customer management, he held a range of posts at GE Aviation, GECAS, AerSale and Global Jet Capital before founding and serving as CEO of DS Aviation Consulting.
Jay Aiken, who commenced his duties as Vice President Americas in January 2021, brings 30 years of experience in aircraft and engine aftermarket commercial MRO sales, leasing and maintenance. Before joining SR Technics, Aiken held numerous roles of increasing responsibilities with Aero Capital Solutions, where he was responsible for sales and leasing in the Americas, and StandardAero, where he led the Americas engine MRO sales team. Prior to that, he held a range of posts at Delta Airlines including TechOps MRO sales, maintenance supervision, project management, flight operations and supply chain.