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Aero-Zone Expands European Presence With Irish Subsidiary

Jun 16, 2014

Chandler, Arizona -- Aero-Zone today announced an expansion of its presence in Europe with the launch of Aero-Zone, Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary, based in Shannon, Ireland.  Sean O'Brien, a longtime industry presence, has been named Director of Business Development, Europe. 

The decision to locate Aero-Zone Limited in Shannon allows the company increased interaction and improved service for its clients, and is in line with Aero-Zone's ongoing strategy of housing inventory at diverse locations, suited to their clients’ needs.  "Aero-Zone has a large customer base within Europe and the Middle East" said Alfredo Dreyfus, President of Aero-Zone.  "Having a physical presence in the region means we have an inventory closer to our customers, and allows us to improve what is already a leading AOG [aircraft on ground] rapid response program." 

Sean O'Brien is a respected member of the aviation community, and brings over eighteen years of
industry experience.  O’Brien started his career as a Sales Executive at Aerospace Industries, followed by 16 years at the Ages Group / Magellan Aviation Group, where he served as Director of Business Development for Europe, Middle East and Africa.  "I’m looking forward to working with Alfredo [Dreyfus, President of Aero-Zone] to launch our European headquarters, and to bring Aero-Zone’s innovative programs closer to our European partners.” said O'Brien.  Sean's responsibilities include sales and support of our clients in the region, selecting and overseeing the company’s staff and facilities in Shannon, coordinating with the corporate office in the United States, and building a team of Inventory Specialists in Shannon.  Sean enjoys sports, music and photography, and spending time with his wife Michelle and their daughter.

Aero-Zone is in the process of procuring its European headquarters in the Shannon Free Zone, adjacent to Shannon Airport in County Clare.  


About Aero-Zone

Aero-Zone is a worldwide leader in the aircraft parts industry. A trusted provider of new and aftermarket parts for commercial, corporate and general-aviation aircraft since 1994. Aero-Zone has the resources, manpower, and strong industry partnerships to provide the level of service essential to aviators large and small. The Aero-Zone team has been hand-chosen for their ability to innovate, and to deliver only the highest levels of customer service and quality control.