(DAL), an aviation maintenance company headquartered in Ireland, has appointed William Flaherty to the position of CEO of the Dublin Aerospace Group, with immediate effect. Having worked at the company since its inception, he will succeed Conor McCarthy, who resumes his position of executive chairman.
Mr Flaherty joined Dublin Aerospace in 2009 as an aircraft mechanic and has progressed through every level since; to check manager, quality assurance manager, head of base maintenance to general manager — Dublin.
Mr McCarthy, chairman and outgoing CEO of Dublin Aerospace, said: “It is with great pleasure that I announce the Board have appointed William Flaherty to the position of CEO of Dublin Aerospace Group, with immediate effect. He has won the absolute trust and confidence of our key customers and people alike and I have every confidence that we will continue to shine with William as our CEO.”
Mr Flaherty added: “I am both delighted and honoured to be appointed CEO of Dublin Aerospace. The company has proved itself to be one of the world’s leading providers in aerospace MRO services, and I truly look forward to the next stages in the development of the business as we continue to grow to new heights.”
Mr McCarthy concluded: “I believe the time is right for me to step back from the day-to-day CEO role and I couldn’t be happier to pass the baton to William to see him progress. I look forward to supporting him and the wider team with our future plans for the business.”
Last month, Dublin Aerospace officially opened the doors to its ‘state of the art’ landing gear facility in County Meath, which specialises in Airbus A320 and Boeing B737 landing gear overhauls, with capacity for up to 350 to be carried our each year.
Dublin Aerospace is currently hiring for a number of positions, including electricians, technicians/mechanics, painters, fitter/turners, document controllers and production planners. All roles can be found advertised on the Dublin Aerospace website (www.dublinaerospace.com