Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) has announced the appointment of Mike Stowell, APB´s Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, as its new President and Chief Executive Office, the company said.
The planned departure of APB´s prior CEO, Bill Ashworth, follows 6+ years of remarkable company performance continuing APB´s status as one of the industry´s most successful aircraft modification and FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) companies.
APB is best known for its patented Blended WingletTM and Split Scimitar WingletTM technologies. APB´s products are now installed on over 8,000 Boeing aircraft operated by airlines worldwide. APB estimates that its products have reduced aircraft fuel consumption worldwide by over 8.0 billion gallons to-date thereby saving nearly 85 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions.
Aviation Partners Boeing is a Seattle based joint venture of Aviation Partners, Inc. and The Boeing Company.