David Best is appointed president at Asia Pacific


BBA Aviation announced appointment of David Best

BBA Aviation has announced the appointment
of David Best as President, Asia Pacific. He will be responsible for the strategic development of BBA
Aviation and its businesses in Asia Pacific and for its existing operations in
the region, working closely with the divisional management teams on the timely
and effective delivery of BBA Aviation’s services and products to this growing

David joined Signature Flight Support (a BBA Aviation company) in 2004 as
managing director, EMEA where he managed the development of Signature’s
European FBO network. He was promoted to the role of chief commercial officer
in 2009 where he formed the commercial team consisting of sales, marketing,
revenue management and brand extension.  David has overseen the design and
the implementation of Signature’s ‘go to market’ initiatives including
Signature Status.  He is a graduate of the University
of Strathclyde where he earned his MBA
and is a member of the Institute
of Directors.

David will commence his new role on 1 January 2012 and is likely to be based in

Simon Pryce, group chief executive said “I am delighted to announce the
appointment of David Best to this new role. His appointment supports BBA
Aviation’s vision to be a dynamic, world-class suppler to the global aerospace
industry, as we continuously look for new ways to grow exceptional, long-term
sustainable value for all our stakeholders.  It represents an important
step in exploring sources of long-term growth for BBA Aviation and building on
the exciting trajectory for growth in existing and new markets.”