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Senior Commercial Director

John Herbert

Senior Commercial Director

​Herbie has 41 years Aviation experience starting as an Aircraft Engineer Apprentice in Chester. He progressed after his apprenticeship to working overseas on special projects for Airbus and BAE’s Contract Working Party undertaking maintenance, repairs and modifications.

Herbie became a Contract Manager for MPI at BAe Filton, being responsible for up to 200 people before joining MPI full time in 1994. His skills, knowledge and experience ensured he quickly secured a promotion to Branch Manager, then in 1999 was promoted again to Senior Commercial Director being responsible for key account development for both commercial aircraft and military projects as well as overseeing the MPI 24/7 Fuel Tank Repairs and Fixed Price Work. Through passion, dedication and knowledge he is still working with the same major customers for over 25 years.