Gareth Hall Promoted to President and Managing Director of Ontic

  Gareth Hall Promoted to President and Managing Director of Ontic

Business Wire

CHATSWORTH, Calif. -- January 3, 2013

BBA Aviation today announced the promotion of Gareth Hall to President and
Managing Director of its Ontic subsidiary. In his new role, Hall will be
responsible for all Ontic activities in the company’s Chatsworth, CA, Houston,
TX, Cheltenham and Slough, UK locations.

Hall has been with BBA Aviation since 2002 in a variety of progressively more
important positions. He started in London at the corporate headquarters within
the Group Internal Audit function, then as Financial Controller for ASIG
Europe, then as Director of Finance for Signature Flight Support in Europe,
Middle East and Asia. In 2009, Hall relocated to the U.S. as Divisional CFO
for BBA Aviation’s Legacy Support Division which provides support for legacy
aircraft platforms both civil and military through licensed production and the
repair and overhaul of aftermarket parts. Most recently Hall, as Managing
Director of Ontic UK, led the transition of a fuel gauging business
acquisition into the Ontic UK facility in Cheltenham, England.

“Through his various corporate postings with us, Gareth knows the operations
of BBA Aviation companies and especially those comprising Ontic,” commented
Peg Billson, President and CEO of BBA Aviation Aftermarket Services. “He is
the ideal person to take Ontic to the next level of success as BBA Aviation
continues on the path of becoming a leader in flight and aftermarket services
for aviation.”

Prior to joining BBA Aviation, Hall worked for audit, tax and advisory service
firm KPMG on a variety of assignments in Scotland, Australia and Asia. He
earned a Master of Arts degree with honors in Economics from Aberdeen
University (UK) and a Master of Business Administration from the University of

Hall succeeds Peg Billson to whom he will report. Billson is now the President
and CEO of the newly formed BBA Aviation Aftermarket Services Division.

(Note to Editors)

BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation services and aftermarket support
provider. BBA Aviation’s Flight Support businesses (Signature Flight Support
and ASIG) provide specialist on-airport support services, including refuelling
and ground handling, to the owners and operators of private, business,
military and commercial aircraft. BBA Aviation’s Aftermarket Services
businesses (Dallas Airmotive, Premier Turbines, H+S Aviation, International
Turbine Service, W. H. Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor
Services, Ontic and APPH) are focused on the repair and overhaul of gas
turbine engines and the manufacture and service of aerospace components,
sub-systems and systems. BBA Aviation group companies operate from more than
200 individual locations on five continents. For more information, please


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