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06/05/2015 - BARFIELD and AMG strengthen their Sales synergies

The two US subsidiaries of AFI KLM E&M have now a common and integrated sales organization, leaded by John Rogers.

Miami, 6 May 2015 - Since Barfield's acquisition in July 2014, the two US subsidiaries of AFI KLM E&M specializing in component repair and overhaul - Barfield and its sister company AMG - have been working on strengthening their synergies. The first step of a common organization between Barfield and AMG has been to combine their two sales organizations, an initiative fully in line with the AFI KLM E&M sales policy, with the objective of reinforcing a customer centric approach and maximizing sales momentum.

John Rogers appointed Senior Vice President Sales Barfield-AMG
John Rogers has recently been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President of Sales for the new Barfield-AMG sales organization. This department forms part of the AFI KLM E&M sales platform in the Americas, which also includes the two AFI KLM E&M Sales Directorates for the Americas, respectively leaded by Ron de Bos, AFI KLM E&M VP Sales for North America, and Miguel Chiang, VP Sales for Latin America.

John Rogers started his career at Barfield in June of 1988 as a Technician. During his long tenure at Barfield, he was promoted up the ranks from Lead Technician, to Shop Supervisor, and then to Sales Account Manager. In 2000, John Rogers was promoted to Vice President of Customer Support for Barfield and in 2006 he became Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. John Rogers' expertise has showed strong sales ability, consistently surpassing sales goals, developing a keen intuition for customer service and earning Barfield an excellent reputation in the industry. John Rogers' influence on sales, business retention and customer relations has been an important part of Barfield's growth and development.

On his announcement John Rogers said: "I am honored to have been entrusted with this new responsibility at Barfield and AMG. Our newly reinforced Sales Department will benefit our customers in providing them an easier access to a wider portfolio of services. I am proud of being able to contribute to the successful growth of the AFI KLM E&M network in the Americas."

About Barfield
Barfield consists of 220 employees across its facilities in Miami, Phoenix and Louisville. Together with its sister company Aero Maintenance Group; Barfield is part of the AFI KLM E&M network, a major MRO provider. Barfield's core businesses are Component services, Airline programs, Distribution, Ground Support Test Equipment (GSTE) and Rotables & Trading. For more than two decades, Barfield has been supplying complete tailor-made support programs for A320 family, B737, Bombardier, Dash 8, ATR 42 & 72 and Embraer 170 & 190 to airlines in need of inventory and logistics solutions, repair management programs, engineering and fleet support, and component reliability management.

For more information or quote, visit us at: www.barfieldinc.com

About AMG
Based in Miami and Atlanta, at three maintenance facilities, AMG is ideally located to satisfy the needs of its customers operating commercial or regional fleets in North America and Latin America, and the Caribbean. Its extensive repair capabilities, together with its strategically located Logistics Center in Miami, mean that AMG can provide local component support for a wide range of commercial and regional aircraft. At the side of its sister company Barfield, AMG is an AFI KLM E&M subsidiary and combines the flexibility and competitiveness of a local supplier with the expertise, adaptability and reputation of a leading player in the global MRO marketplace.
AMG supplies solutions tailored to the needs of its airline industry client base through three subsidiaries: Precision Electronics (Atlanta), which maintains and repairs electronic, electro-mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic instruments and accessories, in particular for regional and business fleets, Aero Technologies (Miami), for support, repair and overhaul services for pneumatic and hydraulic systems, avionics suites, and fuel and electro-mechanical systems and Air-Pro (Miami), which handles cabin and safety equipment repairs and modifications.

For more information or quote, visit us at: www.aeromaintenancegroup.com


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