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AMETEK MRO Muirhead Avionics welcomes David Bentley as Divisional Vice President

David Bentley has been appointed as Divisional Vice President at AMETEK MRO Muirhead Avionics
David Bentley has been appointed as Divisional Vice President at AMETEK MRO Muirhead Avionics

AMETEK MRO Muirhead Avionics has welcomed as the Divisional Vice President. Bringing a wealth of expertise from his prior leadership roles at Dowty/Smiths/ and NORDAM spanning over twenty years, Bentley has been entrusted with the role of Vice President and Business Unit Manager for the UK market. This appointment follows his successful tenure overseeing 's ventures in the American Midwest.

Renowned for his proficiency in optimising operational expenditure, Bentley's operational acumen is poised to play a pivotal role as he assumes a key position within Muirhead Avionics during this dynamic phase in the company's trajectory. Reflecting on the occasion, Bentley emphasised, “With a storied legacy of 73 years, Muirhead Avionics boasts an impressive track record. Our client base remains robust, having serviced in excess of 7,000 avionic control components across a diverse array of aircraft types worldwide. These encompass instruments/indicators, weather and mission radar, audio and cockpit controls, ground support equipment, repair management, navigation and communication aids, flight data and cockpit recorder analysis and repair.”

In a development that underscores 's commitment to growth, the relocation of AMETEK MRO Avtech's Florida operations to the UK is forthcoming and falls within Bentley's purview. Highlighting the significance of this integration, Bentley stated, “This move stands to substantially enrich our capabilities, encompassing Inertial Reference Units (IRUs), Multi-function Control and Display Units (MCDUs), autopilot systems and cockpit displays.”

As an embodiment of the company's forward-looking vision, the Muirhead Avionics facility is poised to transition from its current location to a cutting-edge, expansive facility in close proximity to London Heathrow. This strategic move not only augments repair capacities but also extends the canvas for future expansion. Bentley underscored his commitment to optimizing processes and diversifying the client base, citing these endeavours as paramount on his agenda.

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