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May 1, 2023

TES appoints Jeff Turner to lead Sales & Field Services

Fort Worth, TX, May 1st, 2023 – TES (Turbine Engine Specialists), a leading provider of Field Services, Engine & APU Services and Parts Services exclusively for business jets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Turner as Vice President, Sales & Field Services. Jeff will start in his new position on Monday 8th May 2023.

In his role at TES, Jeff Turner will lead the sales team in the next phase of the company’s growth plan with a focus on winning business related to the HTF7xxx, TFE731, CF34, CFE738 and BR710 engines as well as the 36-100/150, RE100 and RE220GX APU’s. In addition, Jeff will lead TES’ team of world-class technicians strategically located throughout the US providing critical field services on unscheduled Engine and APU events. As a key member of the Executive team, he will also contribute to the many organic and inorganic growth opportunities that have been identified by TES.

Jeff Turner joins TES with a distinguished record of past success in aviation, with comprehensive knowledge and experience on aircraft airframes, engines and APU’s. Jeff’s impressive career commenced in the military as a helicopter mechanic in the US Army, followed by a tenure supporting helicopter maintenance at Lockheed Martin. Jeff then moved to the regional airline business and after a meteoric rise through the ranks became VP – Maintenance at Allegheny Airlines. He then moved into business aviation with Dallas Airmotive where he spent many years in various leadership positions with responsibility for Sales and Network Services before joining StandardAero after they had acquired Dallas Airmotive in 2019. At StandardAero Jeff had responsibility for supporting the merger of operations post-acquisition and leading their vast Field Services team supporting many Engine and APU programs.

On his new appointment, Jeff Turner, Vice President, Sales & Field Services, comments: “I’m very excited to join the experienced leadership team at TES. This opportunity allows me to return to the sales role I’ve enjoyed for many years. This new structure allows the sales and services teams to collaboratively grow the front-end of the business. TES is a growing business and I’m excited to contribute to their future successes.”

On the appointment of Jeff, Bill Molloy Chief Operating Officer at TES, comments: “Jeff’s appointment is exciting for TES and a vindication of the impact that we are having in the industry with our sole focus on business aviation on field services, engine & APU services, and parts services. With this focus, our impressive growth continues to gather pace and as we add more capabilities and authorizations Jeff’s leadership, and knowledge, will undoubtedly make us better and even more attractive to more customers in our markets.”

About TES

TES, a Killick Aerospace Group company, was founded in 2001, with headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. TES focuses solely on business aviation providing specialized MRO scheduled and unscheduled maintenance services on engines and APU’s and Parts Services on Bombardier products. It has capabilities on the HTF7xxx, TFE731 (Classics and NG), CF34, CFE738 and BR710 engine model types and has full repair and overhaul capabilities on the 36-100/150, RE100 and RE220GX APU model types. They own, and manage, the 36 Series APU Rental Bank with over 230 APU’s in their pool to support MSP and non-MSP rental requirements. TES has a team of remote technicians providing field services throughout the US on all these engine and APU model types. Lastly, TES has an exclusive agreement with Bombardier, to provide Parts Services on the Challenger 600/601 and Learjet 60 programs.

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