Airclaims strengthens legal and survey teams


Joanna Stanley joins Airclaims as legal services manager in London and John Bajjada joins the Sydney office as an aviation surveyor.

Airclaims has announced the further development of their legal services team through
the recruitment of Joanna Stanley to the role of legal
services manager. Stanley will be based in the
Airclaims London head office, where she will lead the london legal team.

Stanley comes to Airclaims from Clyde & Co
where she worked as a solicitor for five years dealing with aviation insurance
matters including litigation, personal injury, cargo, insurance and reinsurance.
Airclaims now has six qualified lawyers in its global network based in London, Paris, Miami and Melbourne.

Stanley will report
to Paul Clark, group director, claims, and will be involved in supporting
Airclaims, claims survey and risk and asset management operations teams and
taking part in the continuing development of niche legal service offerings for
the benefit of Airclaims customers and clients.

The company has
also announced the addition of John Bajjada to
their Sydney office. Bajjada joins Airclaims as an aviation surveyor for the NSW Region of Australia.

Bajjada comes to
Airclaims from Qantas, bringing with him 25 years of aviation engineering
experience. He holds airframe and engine licenses covering a number of
different types and variant of aircraft and has a Bachelor’s degree in applied
management. Bajjada will report to Geoff Hirst, country manager and manager of
the Sydney office and he will work closely with Airclaims’ Australian team of
surveyors, which includes Hans Bannink in Sydney, Ron Hoenger in Perth and Doug
Robinson in Melbourne. John will also enjoy regional support from Airclaims’
Asia Pacific network.

Mark Hunter, chief executive officer, commented: “To continue to meet the needs
of our customers, Airclaims considers investment in highly skilled aviation
staff to be essential. I believe these new appointments will enhance the
capability of our global operations, as Jo and John bring with them a wealth of
personal experience gained from the aviation legal and technical environments
to their respective roles.”

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