Ian McDonald brings more than 46 years of experience in aviation services to Willis Aeronautical Services, Inc. and has served as the President of the Company (formerly JT Power) since April 2006.
McDonald served in increasingly responsible roles with Volvo Aero Services (formerly The AGES Group). During his 18 years with the company he held senior management positions in engine sales and leasing, engine piece parts sales, new technology, commuter engines, and sales, leasing and consignment of engines and parts.
In addition, he was the Manager of Power Plant Maintenance, which included responsibility for the engine shop, cleaning shop, welding shop, machine shop and the installation of a new test cell for Canadian Airlines. McDonald began his aviation career in 1966 and completed his apprenticeship as an engineer with Rolls-Royce East Kilbride in 1971, the same year he was awarded the prestigious Lord Hives award.