People: BBA Aviation promotes Mark Johnstone to CEO


BBA Aviation this week announced that Mark Johnstone, currently President and Chief Operating Officer of the Group’s Engine Repair & Overhaul division (“ERO”) will join the Board as Group Chief Executive on 1 April 2018.

Mark JohnstoneHe will be based in Orlando, Florida. Mark joined BBA Aviation in 2008 as Group Corporate Development Director before becoming CFO, Signature Flight Support in 2009. In September 2012, Mark took over as Managing Director of APPH managing the turnaround of the business ahead of its successful sale in February 2014. In March 2014, Mark became Managing Director EMEA, Flight Support with responsibility for Signature Flight Support and ASIG’s operations in the EMEA region. In 2016, Mark was appointed President and COO of Global Engine Services. Prior to joining BBA Aviation, Mark held roles in the aerospace and off-highway division of GKN plc. Mark is a Chartered Accountant and holds an Honours degree from Bristol University (UK).