Gareth Hall Promoted to President and Managing Director of Ontic


Gareth Hall Promoted to President and Managing Director of Ontic

CHATSWORTH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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 Sydney.

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.

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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 visit


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