We are pleased to announce that Justin Mizel has been promoted to Vice President of Sales at AvAir. In this role, Justin will be responsible for the strategic growth of sales and will oversee a team of sales professionals.
Justin joined AvAir after several years of working in various roles within the event management industry. His extensive background in business development and account management were a welcome addition to AvAir in 2019, where he began as an Account Executive. He quickly progressed and was promoted to Director of Sales in 2021. During his tenure, Justin has helped AvAir grow its customer base and ensure company goals and objectives are achieved.
We are confident that Justin’s experience and enthusiasm will further AvAir’s continued growth. We look forward to his continued success in this new role.
Congratulations to Justin on this exciting promotion!
CHANDLER, Ariz. – AvAir an industry-leading inventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket is pleased to announce that Bob Knox has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer.
Knox joined AvAir as chief accounting officer in 2016 after spending the three years prior as director of finance for a $3B provider of high-tech carbon fiber composite aerospace materials. During his time as chief accounting officer, Knox has established accounting function best practices, improved financial controls, and grown available working capital to fund rapid growth.
As CFO, Knox will serve as a key member of the AvAir executive team to execute the company’s financial strategy, develop plans for growth, and identify investment opportunities to further position AvAir as the global leader in the aviation aftermarket.
“Bob is a critical part of our success and this is a well-deserved recognition and promotion,” said Mike Bianco, CEO of AvAir. “His strategic approach, exceptional insights and problem-solving skills are only a few of the unique characteristics that help him stand apart from others in the field.”
AvAir, now in its 22nd year in business, offers customized solutions for customers and suppliers to buy, sell, exchange, loan or lease inventories with more than 26 million in-stock components. The company is ISO 9001, AS9120, and ASA 100 certified and adheres to the highest quality standards in all phases: purchasing, receiving, stocking, sales, and shipping.
Founded in 2000, Arizona-based AvAir is a global leader in the aviation aftermarket, providing customized inventory solutions for airlines, OEMs, and MROs. AvAir has been named Parts Supplier of the Year for 2021, 2022, and 2023 by Airline Economics, the leading industry trade publication. It has also been recognized for its work in sustainability by The Aviation 100 two years in a row, AvAir received the Environmental Sustainability award.
CHANDLER, Ariz. – AvAir is pleased to announce that Brandon Wesson has been promoted to President.
Wesson joined AvAir in 2010 as Director of Sales. As a result of his leadership, he was promoted to vice president of sales in 2016. Shortly after that, Wesson became executive vice president of sales, where he oversaw a team of over 70 people who support the company’s asset management programs, material acquisitions, and sales. An essential role in the vitality and growth of the company.
“Brandon has proven he is strategic, nimble, and an exemplary leader,” said Mike Bianco CEO of AvAir. “We’re thrilled to support his continued growth and recognize the unique talents he brings to our team.”
As President, Wesson will work closely with the executive leadership team to drive initiatives and ensure efficient and successful execution of daily operations and partnerships. Wesson has been instrumental in the company’s rapid growth over the past three years.
Founded in 2000, Arizona-based AvAir is a global leader in the aviation aftermarket, providing customized inventory solutions for airlines, OEMs, and MROs. AvAir has been named Parts Supplier of the Year for 2021, 2022, and 2023 by Airline Economics, the leading industry trade publication. It has also been recognized for its work in sustainability by The Aviation 100 two years in a row, AvAir received the Environmental Sustainability award. For more about AvAir, visit AvAir.aero.
The team at AvAir is pleased to announce that Moussa Kane has been promoted to Director of Sales and we applaud his dedication and hard work.
Originally from Senegal, Kane has lived in the United States for two decades. He started his career at AvAir as an Account executive in 2017 and has followed the company’s business philosophy and core values of building solid relationships with every customer.
Outside the office, Kane loves spending time with his wife, Dior, and two daughters, Mariam and Eva. He enjoys reading to learn more about the primary purpose of a balanced lifestyle and ultimately becoming a better world citizen. Before moving to the United States, Moussa worked as a sound technician for a locally popular band.