President & Chief Operating Officer, Western Operations Longview Aviation Capital Corporation

BC, Canada
Post Date:
January 23, 2019
Job Status:


Longview Aviation Capital Corporation was established in 2016 to manage a portfolio of long-term
investments in the Canadian aerospace industry. Longview Aviation Capital Corporation is focused on
providing world-class aviation products and services in support of legendary Canadian aircraft designs
through prominent aerospace companies including Viking Air Limited and Longview Aviation Services

Viking is the global leader in utility aircraft services, and manufacturer of the world-renowned Series
400 Twin Otter. In 2016, Viking acquired the manufacturing rights for the Canadair CL-215, CL-215T,
and CL-415 aircraft. With this transfer, Viking assumed responsibility for all product support for the
global fleet of 170 aerial firefighters. With it brings tremendous promise, opportunity and responsibility
for both the company, and for the owners and operators of all de Havilland and Canadair CL-215 and
CL-415 products.

Established in 2018, Longview Aviation Services, in cooperation with Viking Air Limited, launched the
CL-415EAF "Enhanced Aerial Firefighter" conversion program. The collaboration between the two sister
companies on this program is projected to provide an economic boost throughout Western Canada
derived from job creation, aerospace manufacturing, innovation, supply chain development, academic
partnerships, and global export opportunities.

Based in Calgary and overseeing three business units located in Victoria and Calgary, a new position
has been created with Longview Aviation Capital Corporation for a President & Chief Operating Officer,
Western Operations. Reporting to the CEO of Longview Aviation and as a key member of the Executive
Management team, this new leader will be responsible for executing corporate strategy and ensuring
the organization achieves its vision and goals.

The successful candidate will bring an excellent track record of operational and business leadership as
a President, General Manager, Chief Operating Officer, Vice President or business unit leader with full
profit and loss operational responsibility in the aerospace/aviation/transportation sectors or a
complex, service-oriented environment of constant change and evolution. The individual will be a
strong leader with the ability to engage a broad range of people in pursuit of organizational vision and

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