Published on : Tuesday, June 21, 2016
AJW Engines has appointed Tony Shen as Director of Engine Services, China to develop the breadth and penetration of the organisation’s engine services across China. He will enable AJW to offer independent expertise and support across: Fan Blade Exchanges, Engine Material Recovery Programme , Engine Rebuild & End of life Solutions, Whole Engine Sale and Lease, Engine Management & Technical Services, Engine Part-Out & Consignment, Engine Inventory Consignment, and Ad Hoc Parts Sales.
Prior to achieving his MBA at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (Beijing), Shen worked for Rolls-Royce for eight years where he was most recently Service Business Manager, Civil Aerospace, Rolls-Royce plc. (UK) with responsibility for all Rolls-Royce Airbus A380 engine aftermarket power-by-the-hour budget planning, revenue forecasting, competitor analysis for marketing and business evaluation for sales campaigns, and lease engine asset pricing for all Rolls-Royce’s large civil aero engines.
Shen holds a Bachelor & Master Degree in Aeronautical Engineering, Imperial College, London; he is a CEng, Chartered Aeronautical Engineer, Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS); and a Senior Certified Aircraft Appraiser (National Aircraft Appraisers Association US).
Nick Ward, Director of Sales for AJW China believes that Shen will be a great asset to the team in Shanghai. “Having established a solid customer base for our engines’ services over the last two years we are pleased to welcome Tony, a new member of the AJW Engines team, to the Shanghai office. Born in Shanghai, he brings a wealth of engine knowledge gained with Rolls Royce Derby and Airbus. In addition to qualifying as a pilot, he is one of an elite number of aircraft appraisers in China enabling him to value aircraft for banks and leasing companies. His expertise will enable us to expand existing AJW Engines’ programmes within our Chinese customer base and develop new opportunities in nearby regions.”
“As a member of the experienced AJW Engines team which is headquartered in Cardiff, Wales, Tony has access to a depth of technical and professional resources to support the Chinese aviation community” adds Sonia Tindall, General Manager – AJW Engines. “This is really beneficial for airlines, lessors and other fleet operators throughout the region that are evolving and growing at a tremendous pace.”