ATS CEO Recognized as AFA 'Aerospace Executive of the Year'

Aviation Technical Services (ATS) CEO Matt Yerbic has been presented with the Aerospace Futures Alliance´s first-ever “Aerospace Executive of the Year” award, the company said.

Yerbic accepted the honor at the association´s 12th Annual Governor´s Aerospace Summit held September 7, 2017, in Lynnwood, Washington.

Yerbic, whose more than 30-year career spans his current position at ATS and several executive positions at Alaska Airlines, received the award because of his commitment to AFA as a previous chairman for two consecutive years and his leadership within the industry and ATS.

Aviation Technical Services (ATS) provides a broad and growing portfolio of technical services in MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul), Engineering, Component Repair and Parts Development world-wide. ATS supports both narrow body and wide body aircraft operators in the commercial and military aviation markets.

Since its founding in 1970, ATS has received numerous industry awards for its support of turn-key fleet transition and integration, aircraft modifications, aircraft heavy maintenance, design services and component repair of accessories, structures, complex composites, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems and electrical components. ATS is headquartered in Everett, Washington. For more information, visit