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Avtrade's expansion in the Middle East continues with the appointment of Regional Account Manager and Regional MRO Manager

20 March 2015

Based in the Dubai office, Avtrade announces the appointment of Fran Haines to the role of Regional Account Manager and Harriet Pearson as the new Regional MRO Manager.

Fran joined the Avtrade UK Sales department in 2011 as a Sales Administrator, progressing to AOG Support Executive and then Sales Executive developing expert knowledge of 24 Hour AOG support, sales, purchasing, logistics, PBH and customer support.

Fran moved to Dubai and into the role of Regional Sales Manager. She has developed a good understanding of the region and delivering exceptional customer service which has gained her the promotion to Regional Account Manager. Leading and developing the Dubai sales team; she will be responsible for maximising business opportunities and supporting customers in the Middle East, South Africa and Australasia.

Harriet began her career with Avtrade in 2011 as a MRO Administrator. In this time she was promoted to MRO Executive followed by MRO Senior Executive gaining valuable knowledge of component repair administration, the purchase of component repair services and repair shop performance

Her aviation expertise and perseverance has aided her progression to her new appointed role as Regional MRO Manager, based in Dubai, where she is responsible for supporting both the regional sales teams and customers in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. In her time in the Dubai office, she has played an instrumental role in reducing turnaround time, logistical costs and positioning units closer to customers for urgent requirements.

With Fran and Harriet’s industry knowledge, they will both contribute to the growth and success of Avtrade in the Middle East and their respective regions; developing strong relationships with local vendors and customers.