An aviation leader with forty years of maintenance and engineering experience, Guy has benefited from assignments in engineering, quality assurance, planning, line and base maintenance, and component/engine shop management. He recently retired as VP Maintenance at Flair Airlines.
Accomplishments at Canadian Airlines, AirTran Airways, Virgin America, Spirit Airlines and Flair Airlines include significant performance improvement, new fleet introduction, growth planning, airline integration, JV implementation, budget modelling and unit cost improvement, the introduction of quality and training programs, adoption of SMS, initial certification, and negotiation of cost-effective maintenance and lease contracts.
At CHC Helicopter and Heli-One, he introduced a new fleet into South America, selected a new business partner in Africa, and ran all North American maintenance facilities supporting a diverse civilian and military customer base. He achieved multi-million dollar savings through the rationalization of facilities and movement to new facilities.
Diverse consulting engagements for airlines in Africa, Central America and China have included preparation for a new fleet, review of supply chain effectiveness and establishment of a training program to onboard graduate engineers.
Guy has a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of British Columbia, an MBA from Simon Fraser University and further executive training at GE Crotonville and Boeing’s Leadership Center. Born in England, Guy resides in Vancouver, Canada.