Rahul Shah

Senior Vice President, AAR, Growth Strategy &Business Development Asia Pacific, ME & Africa


Rahul Shah joined AAR in 1991 as development engineer for the company's engine component services in New York and Connecticut.

Over the past 25 years, he has been appointed to various key executive positions, contributing significantly to the company's growth.

As Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Shah's main task is to grow AAR's presence in Africa, India and the Middle East.

He manages the operations, sales and marketing efforts in the region.

An accomplished executive leader with extensive expertise in start- up operations and managing businesses, Shah is also highly experienced in strategic planning and process improvement, combined with business development leadership in global aviation, aerospace and defense.

Shah earned a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering.

He is also certified in Business, Finance and Marketing.

Incorporated in 1955, AAR is a leading provider of products and services to the aerospace and government/defense i ndustries. I t has about 6,000 employees in 17 countries.