Orlando … ASIG®, an industry leader in aviation services, announced that with effect from August 1st, Ben Weaver assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer for ASIG. Ben joins ASIG from Signature Flight Support, also a BBA Aviation plc company. In his new role, he will report directly to Keith P. Ryan, President. In addition to managing the company’s financial performance, Ben will work closely with senior executives on mergers, acquisitions and other strategic global growth initiatives, central to the company’s long-term strategy.
Ben has been involved in aviation for the past 10 years. He recently served as Vice President of Strategy and Development, overseeing global merger and acquisition strategy for Signature Flight Support, the world's largest fixed-base operation (FBO) chain and distribution network for business aviation services. Prior to this position, he served as Signature’s Vice President, Operations Planning, responsible for all aspects of operations and global procurement strategies. In 2002, Ben began his career at Flight Options, LLC, a leading fractional jet provider. There he held several key accounting and finance roles including Vice President of Finance. Ben has a B.S. in Business Administration as well as a Masters in Business Administration from John Carroll University.
Commenting on the appointment, Keith P. Ryan, President, said, “We are excited to have Ben join ASIG. He possesses extensive and varied knowledge of finance and operational processes as well as solid experience in mergers and acquisitions. Ben is well versed in the strategic vision of ASIG and all BBA Aviation companies, which is to deliver exceptional performance and sustainable value to our customers and shareholders. We look forward to Ben’s central role in our global growth strategies.”
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ASIG is a global provider of ground, fuel and airport facility services to airlines, airports, oil companies and industry partners. The company's 7,500 highly qualified aviation service professionals safely handle millions of flights annually. ASIG offers flexible, comprehensive service solutions that deliver value and quality across a network of 67 airports in North America, Central America, Europe and Asia.
ASIG is part of BBA Aviation plc a leading global aviation support and aftermarket services provider with market leading businesses and attractive growth opportunities. BBA Aviation's Flight Support businesses (ASIG and Signature Flight Support) are focused on refueling and ground handling of business and commercial aviation aircraft. Its Aftermarket Services and Systems businesses (Dallas Airmotive, Premier Turbines, H+S Aviation, International Turbine Service, Barrett Turbine Engine Company, Ontic and APPH) are focused on the repair and overhaul of jet engines and the manufacture and services of aerospace sub-systems and components. For more information, please visit www.bbaaviation.com.
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