AAR promotes Holmes to president and COO
The global aftermarket solutions company AAR has announced that John M. Holmes has been elected president and COO, AAR Corp., as of 1 June 2017. AAR's board of directors has also approved his appointment to the board. He will continue to report to David P. Storch, AAR's chairman and CEO.
Holmes joined AAR in 2001 as director of mergers and acquisitions, became general manager of AAR's parts trading business in 2003, and progressively assumed responsibility for the other solutions that comprise aviation services – integrated supply chain, OEM aftermarket solutions, intelligent solutions and MRO services. In addition to his previous role as aviation services COO, John was recently appointed to oversee Airlift’s leadership team. (ah)