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GA Telesis Appoints Chun Kiat as Sales Director of Asia Pacific Region For GA Telesis Engine Services Group

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January 23, 2024 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – GA Telesis LLC (“GAT”) announced today that Chun Kiat has been appointed as Sales Director of Asia Pacific region within GA Telesis Engine Services Group (“GATES”). Kiat’s successful track record in Asia, deep understanding of aviation after-market, and passion for growth makes him the ideal leader to spearhead GAT’s growth initiatives in these important strategic markets.

“Chun Kiat is a fantastic addition to our growing Asia team, led by Avinash Singh.  We are excited about the prospects of further expansion of GATES in key markets in Asia Pacific – a strategic growth focus for GATES globally.  I am pleased to welcome Mr. Chun Kiat to our team,” said Gunnar Mar Sigurfinnsson, President of GA Telesis Engine Services OY.

Chun Kiat is an accomplished aviation professional with over 18 years of experience in sales, program management, operations, and business development. His regional expertise spans across the length and breadth of Asia Pacific. In his most recent role as Senior Director at Pall Filtration, he played a pivotal role in transforming a single-digit margin business into a thriving venture. Before this, Kiat was Head of Regional Sales at Liebherr.

As a new addition to the team, Kiat brings a wealth of experience, a proven track record of success, and a commitment to driving business growth. His multifaceted skills, coupled with a deep understanding of Asian markets, position him well to drive incremental sales for GATES in key growth markets in Asia.

About GA Telesis 

GA Telesis, a global leader in aerospace solutions, is renowned for its unmatched excellence in aftermarket services and lifecycle management. The GA Telesis Ecosystem™ is a vast global network spanning 54 locations in 30 countries on six continents. The company’s integrated solutions include parts and distribution services, logistics solutions, inventory management, leasing and financing, engine overhaul, and MRO services.

GA Telesis is committed to sustainability through innovative sustainability initiatives and advanced technologies, including digital transformation, and using advanced materials. The company’s aerospace systems and connected aircraft technologies drive efficiency and performance, while its MRO network and 24/7 AOG support provide unparalleled reliability.

About GA Telesis Engine Services

GA Telesis Engine Services (GATES) is a fully integrated subsidiary of GA Telesis, offering customers a seamless engine solution that combines high-quality repair and overhaul services as well as world-class supply chain services. The GATES facility is based in Helsinki, Finland, and operates under FAA, EASA, CAAC, TCCA, DGAC, GACA, ANAC, and ECAA approvals for CFM56-5B, CFM56-7B, and General Electric CF6-80C2 turbine engines. GATES has an integrated test cell capable of up to 100,000 pounds of thrust and can overhaul up to 200 engines per year. GATES Go-Team is also one of the few companies authorized by EASA to perform remote repairs on engines that are installed on aircraft.

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