Trenchard Aviation Group, a leading partner in aircraft cabin component design, manufacture, repair and on-wing maintenance, has appointed Martin Longden to the position of VP Interiors.

Martin comes to the business with over 20 years’ aerospace experience spanning MRO and aircraft interiors manufacturing. He has held senior C level roles with an MRO business handling 60 airlines over 20 locations and interiors manufacturing businesses Martin has also held accountable manager positions for EASA PT21 G&J as well as PT 145.

Bringing a unique blend of expertise to understanding a customer’s needs and challenges, Martin has extensive experience across soft and hard products within the cabin and has worked with airlines on cabin solutions as well as supplying OEMs.

Commenting on his new appointment, Martin said: “This is an exciting opportunity for me. It will give me the chance to apply my skills and knowledge to help ensure the ongoing success of a real leaderin the aviation interiors market.”

Mark Faulkner, CEO of Trenchard Aviation Group, added: “I’m delighted to welcome Martin to Trenchard Aviation. Having worked with IM Kelly, Franklin and Storm Aviation, he will undoubtedly be able to make a major contribution to our Key Account sales team. Trenchard has undertaken asignificant transformation in its operational capability and I’m looking forward to the next phase of our development through a concerted growth plan with a new and exciting sales team capability.”