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Press release

Barfield names Luis Giacoman Accountable Manager and Senior Vice President of Operations and Quality

Paris, Amstelveen, Miami, January 2022

Barfield Inc., a subsidiary of Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) in the Americas, chooses Luis Giacoman as Accountable Manager and Senior Vice President of Operations and Quality for its Miami, Doral, Phoenix and Louisville facilities. He will oversee day-to-day company operations, develop and implement operations processes and monitor company operational performance to meet Barfield customer expectations . Luis will also work closely with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to ensure Barfield complies with the Agency’s regulatory requirements.

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“Luis is undoubtedly the best choice to lead our operations. His quiet force, extensive experience and leadership will guide us through our growth and strengthen our position in the MRO market. I am thrilled to have him as the newest member of our management team and look forward to having his perspective as Barfield moves forward with renewed commitment to our customers.”

Herve Page

Barfield’s Chief Executive Officer

Luis joined Barfield over 11 years ago as Director of Strategic Purchasing and Subcontracting. He previously held the position of Director of Technical Services and Director of Supply Chain at Aeroman. He also held several managerial positions at TACA International and Aeroman for a 19-year span, providing him extensive airline and MRO experience in Engineering, Flight Operations Engineering, Procurement, Inventory Planning and Logistics and Quality Management.

Luis has a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering Technology from Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) and an MBA from INCAE (Instituto Centroamericano de Administración de Empresas). He has also received a slew of certificates from numerous organizations, including the FCC, FAA, Airbus and Boeing.

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