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People @ AVION

strongly professional, highly dynamic

Well experienced, versatile and dynamic. Our sales, management, technical and engineering team is always ready to support our customers in any challenging environment.

Avion sales team

Mustafa Irfan
Director Sales & Business Development

21 years of multi-functional experience in Sales, Strategy, Business Development, Finance and Operations across multiple regions and business segments. Within aviation he has worked with several airlines across Europe and emerging markets and has built strong relationships across all aviation industry stakeholders. He is an expert in setting up new business verticals and creating value by promoting and selling aviation products with a different perspective thereby creating a strong USP and fresh market positioning compared to competitors. He has hands-on experience in sourcing aircraft, engines, spare parts and supporting the entire value chain of airline operations globally.

Avion management team

Mathewos Gobena
Acc Manager and Quality Manager

30 years of aviation experience, with over 25 of those years managing the key Flight Operations Support functions of Performance Engineering, Navigation, Technical Publications, Flight Libraries, Operations IT and Flight Dispatch for one of the Middle East’s oldest carriers.In the last 5 years he has been leading aircraft evaluation/induction processes covering Boeing, Airbus, Embraer and ATR fleets.

Ivo Borissov

General Management professional with more than 20 years’ experience in Logistics, Global Supply Chain Control and leading people in cross-cultural and international environment. He is results-driven professional having experience in Sales & Marketing, Procurement and Purchasing, Supply Chain Network Designs and Finances of specialized products, services, and systems. Recognized for transforming global operation systems profitably and productively. Mobilizes top-tier talent to create high performing cultures that consistently achieve in varying markets.

Vesselin Georgiev

Experienced financial professional with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Strong finance professional skilled in Capital Budgeting, DCF, Cash Flow, Business Planning, and Cash Flow Forecasting.

Avion technical team

Simon Zhamurashvili
Technical Director

Simon is an associated professor in aerospace engineering and maintenance, he has 20 Years of experience in aviation, line and base maintenance. Holding active license with 6 types on several aircraft and helicopter.  Cat. B1/C on A320 Family CFM56/NEO, B737 CL/NG, CL850/CRJ100/200, Gulfstream G450, Beechcraft C90 GTX, Bell505. He is also an Instructor in Georgian Aviation University.

Simon is also involved in

Managing a team of multi-disciplined maintenance technicians
Aircraft System Engineer (3 years)
Building up maintenance teams
Hire, train, develop, motivate and evaluate the performance of staff. Provide ongoing feedback regarding  performance and expectations
EASA Part 145 certification process
Aircraft delivery/re-delivery activity
AOC certification process
MCC/AOG support activity
Goran Lazarevic
Aircraft Projects Manager

‍Extensive experience in Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering

MCC Engineer (3 years)
Aircraft System Engineer (3 years)
MCC Senior Engineer (9 years)
Line Maintenance Manager (2 years)
Chief of Contract department (2 years)
Airworthiness Senior Engineer (4 years)
Quality Assurance Manager (3 years)
Airworthiness Reviewer (3 years)
Maintenance Safety Manager (2 years)
Maintenance Manager (3 years) Aircraft types – ATR-72, B727/B737 Classic, A320, DC-9
Maintenance software – TRAX, AMOS, OASES
Alex Khutsishvili
Procurement Manager

Graduated from Georgian Aviation University and awarded to Degree of Bachelor of Engineering in InformaticsWork experience 12 years in aviation, starting as a store controller at warehousesWas working for various local Georgian airlines.  In 2014 become a member of Aerovista’s family, a day to the day bringing the best and prompt services in procurement, logistics and sales divisions. Was involving in many major aircraft maintenance activities. All the time has aiming to the goal and success of the company.

Avion engineering team

CAMO Manager

15 years of experience on Aircraft and Engines Maintenance and Continuous Airworthiness Management, with major skills in Line Maintenance, EASA, Aircraft Systems, Airworthiness, and Airports.He has been actively involved over the years in Aircraft Maintenance Management and the management supervisor functions and ensures that the functions and third-party personnel are performing their work in an effective and satisfactory manner and in accordance with specifications established by Aviation Administration Authorities, equipment manufacturers and the company manuals.

CAMO Engineer

B2 licensed (A320 Family – IAE V2500/CFM56) and Master degree engineer started in aviation from 2012 as a CAMO Engineer in airline performing charter and ACMI flights.He has been actively involved in all CAMO processes with wide range of skills in Airworthiness, Maintenance Planning, Aircraft acceptance and redelivery, Representative during base maintenance, Head of many projects, MCC, AOG support. Participant during maintenance in Part 145 organization.
Experience with and participate in the implementation of CAMO software applications GANNET and OASES software.

D. Prodanov

10+ year experience in commercial aviation field. Started in Lufthansa Technik Sofia back in 2009, climbing up to become Aircraft Maintenance Manager in FedEx, Paris. His extensive knowledge in FAA and EASA regulations, experience in aircraft maintenance management led to comletion of I-Lead management Training at FedEx and gave him in depth maintenance management skills complementing his extensive practical experience. He became part of Avion Engineering Team in December 2020 and took the assingment for Maintenance Control Center where for only 2-months he managed to improve greatly our operations and coordination with our customers.