Fort Lauderdale, FL – CTS Engines, a global leader for mature engine maintenance, is proud to announce the appointment of Amanda Gower as the Company’s first Chief Commercial Officer. As CCO, Mrs. Gower will function as a strategic partner to the CEO, Vesa Paukkeri, and the senior leadership team in driving growth initiatives and ensuring that best-in-class solutions are delivered to its customers. Gower will be based at CTS Engines’ headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and will report directly to the CEO.
Mrs. Gower is a recognized and proven industry leader with over 27 years of experience in both passenger and cargo airline operations and comes with extensive expertise in commercial engine maintenance. Prior to joining CTS Engines, Gower was Head of Powerplant Maintenance Services, Technical Operations, at Amazon Air where she helped scale the powerplant organization in support of Amazon Air’s fleet expansion to over 85 aircraft. Gower is an executive level decision maker and inspirational leader who has demonstrated excellence developing strategies to achieve long-term organizational goals at major airline organizations throughout her career.
“We are thrilled to welcome Mandy as our new Chief Commercial Officer,” remarked Vesa Paukkeri, CEO of CTS Engines. “She brings a unique skillset and breadth of experience to CTS and will play a critical role in the enhancement and execution of our strategic growth plans. Mandy’s proven abilities and leadership skills will strengthen the commercial and business development functions at CTS and support our continued growth in the marketplace. We look forward to the positive impact she will have on our organization and our customers.
CTS Engines is a global leader of mature engine maintenance rethinking business as usual. Based in Fort Lauderdale, FL CTS Engines is an independent MRO providing complete maintenance, repair, overhaul, and testing services to owners and operators of mature commercial aircraft engines, specializing in the CF6-80C2, CF6-80A, CF6-50, and PW2000. We proudly support a wide range of both commercial and military customers with a special focus on cargo operations. Since 2002, CTS Engines has built its reputation on the ability to provide its customers with high-quality cost-effective solutions for engine maintenance. Our mission is to keep our customers’ mature engines flying longer and more reliably than any other MRO in the world.