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Managing Director

Salary: £150,000

Location: GU14

Job type: Permanent

Category: GU14 Management

Managing Director, Avionics & Aviation Solutions, Farnborough, £120k-150k+ package Our client is an innovator in the provision of high quality avionics and aviation solutions to aerospace OEMs and airlines on a global basis. The business is private equity owned and currently enjoys turnover of over £30 million per year. The business has built strong relationships with manufacturers including Airbus, and also has a significant emerging business in aviation aftermarket and refurbishment projects. The business operates from a location near Farnborough in Hampshire and has enjoyed year on year growth for the past five years. Following acquisition and a further round of investment in new products and supply chain processes, an opportunity has now arisen for a new Managing Director to join the business to take it through to the next stage of maturity and growth. The newly-recruited Managing Director will need to lead strategic business development for the business, working with the sales team, commercial experts and key account managers. In addition, the Managing Director will also be required to lead international sales development within EMEA and the Americas. This role is really all about leadership, and importantly P&L leadership. We need a Managing Director who can run the business autonomously and take the right decisions. The ideal applicant will need to demonstrate: • An inclusive, enthusiastic and quick-minded leadership style. • Strong decision making skills, making decisions based on data. • A commercially-minded approach, able to make profitable decisions. • A technical or engineering mindset, and an interest in avionics and aviation. • Able to manage multi-million pound budgets, with P&L reporting. • An interest in EMEA and wider global business development. This is a really interesting opportunity for a Managing Director to join a successful avionics and aviation sector business at a time of growth and further investment. Ashridge Executive Search is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy in regard to this Managing Director vacancy

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