Chandler, Arizona — 6/16/2017 — TurbineAero has promoted Barry Startz to the position of Global Director, LRU [Line Replaceable Units] Operations for TurbineAero Repair. In this newly created role for TurbineAero, Barry will be responsible for growing TurbineAero’s LRU sale and service work as well as assessing market demand to expand TurbineAero’s LRU capability list. Barry will be working to grow sales with existing customers as well as building relationships and growing sales with new customers.
Barry joined TurbineAero Repair (formerly known as Triumph Air Repair) in 1986 and has served in multiple leadership roles throughout the company. Most notably, he served as the Supply Chain Manager, Program Manager, LRU Operations Manager, and APU Operations Manager. In his previous roles within Triumph, Barry drove significant improvements in cost reductions and Supplier Management. In 2016, Barry contributed to over $1M in cost reduction.
“Barry’s extensive knowledge of the commercial aviation market,” said Steven Foust TurbineAero’s Senior Vice President of Operations, “along with his detailed knowledge of LRU repairs made him the ideal choice for this new position. Barry is a great resource to TurbineAero and in his new role, Barry can use his intimate knowledge of all things LRU, including the LRU market and LRU repairs to help educate our customers on their LRU needs.”
“TurbineAero has one of the largest LRU capabilities list of any company in the world.” Stated Rob Higby, TurbineAero’s Chief Executive Officer, “We chose Barry to go educate all of our customers and future customers on our capabilities and to grow our World-Wide LRU business.”
About TurbineAero, Inc.
TurbineAero was created to become the most comprehensive, flexible, and customer-focused APU MRO Services company in the world. As the largest independent APU MRO globally, TurbineAero repairs, sells, leases, tests, and certifies APU and related parts accessories. TurbineAero currently has four locations, three business units are located near Phoenix, AZ and the fourth is just outside of Bangkok, Thailand.
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