Margaret S. Billson
Margaret S. Billson
Ms. Billson has served in various roles throughout 28 years in the aviation industry.
Since September 2009 she has been with BBA Aviation plc ("BBA Aviation") and in 2013 she was named President and Chief Executive Officer of BBA Aviation's Aftermarket Services division which is an international provider of aviation flight support and aftermarket services.
Previously she was the Chief Operations Officer and later the President, Airplane Division, of Eclipse Aviation Corporation ("Eclipse"), a manufacturer of small business jets, during its development and early manufacturing phase from 2006 through 2008.
She was with Honeywell Aerospace from 1997 through 2006 in roles that included Vice President of Engineering and Product Development, and later as Vice President and General Manager of Honeywell Aerospace's Aircraft Landing Systems operations (later Airframe Systems).
Ms. Billson started her career with McDonnell Douglas, where she spent 13 years in various roles including Deputy Chief Design Engineer on the MD-11 aircraft, Vice President of Technical Services and Vice President of Programs on the MD-11 and MD-80/90 aircraft.
The Board recognizes the breadth and depth of Ms. Billson's
considerable aviation industry knowledge and the leadership skills she
has developed through 29 years in the aviation industry.
vast knowledge of aircraft manufacture and operation to her
position as Chairman of the Board's Safety and Compliance Committee
, and contributes her
experience in leading large complex organizations to the Board's Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees
Additionally, in her
service as a director, Ms. Billson draws upon her
vast knowledge of developing and executing strategies to deliver financial results.
Ms. Billson serves as a director of BBA Aviation US Holdings, Inc., a privately-held company directly related to her responsibilities at BBA Aviation.