July 1, 2015 – London, England – GA Telesis UK Ltd. announced that Carsten Holm has been appointed vice president of technical services. Mr. Holm joins the company after serving as vice president – technical at Star Air, where he was responsible for all maintenance contract and lease negotiations as well as developing engine and airframe ultimate life forecasts. Prior to this position, Mr. Holm served as Star Air’s director of engineering and managed engine parts purchasing and engine leasing.
In his new role at GA Telesis, Mr. Holm will work in support of the company’s Asset Management Group and will oversee all technical operations for its fleet of leased commercial aircraft and engines. Mr. Holm’s department will also be responsible for technical services in support of GA Telesis’ Denver based Asset Transaction Group, as well as its Helsinki based engine repair station, GA Telesis Engine Services (GATES). In regard to his new position, Mr. Holm stated: “I am very excited about the opportunity to contribute to the continued growth and success of GA Telesis as VP of technical services. I look forward to working with a company that has consistently proven itself as an innovator in offering customer-driven solutions to the aviation industry.”
“Carsten brings a wealth of technical management experience and has proven expertise in the areas of maintenance cost planning, management and optimization; asset tracking and reporting; transaction structuring and lease delivery/redelivery management,” said Andy Toutt, EVP and Chief Commercial Officer. “His experience will help us to further refine and streamline both our internal and external technical and asset management processes while minimizing maintenance and organizational costs.”
About GA Telesis
GA Telesis is a worldwide leader in providing support services to the commercial aerospace industry. With financial, supply-chain, component and heavy jet engine MRO businesses spanning the globe, GA Telesis is recognized as a pioneering leader in solutions-based services in its sector. As an innovator, GA Telesis is one of the few independent companies in the world capable of providing a total-support-solution to their customers from their front door with several fully integrated operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. GA Telesis also provides leasing and asset management services and maintains an extensive portfolio of leased assets exceeding $1 billion in value.