Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> June 18, 2001

Ronald Aramini – Pemco Aviation Group (pagi)

RONALD A. ARAMINI was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Pemco Aviation Group, Inc., January 1, 2000. Prior to Mr. Aramini's position at Pemco, he was Senior Vice President, Operations, for America West Airlines, Phoenix, Arizona, where he was responsible for safety, on-time performance, customer satisfaction and cost controls for the company's 600 daily flights. Mr. Aramini brings to Pemco considerable experience in the aviation industry. At America West, Mr. Aramini managed operating and budgetary procedures for maintenance, flight operations and customer services. He was responsible for identifying and correcting weaknesses, short and long-term operational and financial planning, customer service standards, new aircraft acquisition, schedule reliability, aircraft maintenance and employee involvement. Mr. Aramini also helped in strengthening relationships with the Federal Aviation Administration, the Department of Defense, the Airline Pilots Association and key airport officials at major hubs. Prior to joining America West, he was President and Chief Executive Officer at Allegheny Airlines and was President and Chief Operating Officer of Air Wisconsin. He has also held several senior management positions with Continental Airlines, including Vice President, Technical Services, where he managed a division of 5,600 mechanics operating 350 aircraft with an annual budget of $600 million. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief historical sketch and overview of

Pemco Aviation Group, Inc.?

Mr. Aramini: Pemco Aviation Group changed its name about a year ago from

Precision Standard, the