Paul Richardson is AAR Aviation Supply Chain’s Vice President of Sales for Europe, Middle East & Africa. Paul has been in the commercial aviation sector since 2001 and has sales management experience covering Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia & Pacific.
Paul graduated with a B.Sc. in European Business & Technology in 1999, which was conducted between Brighton, UK and Turin, Italy. After graduation, Paul began his career as a Business Analyst working at Alenia Marconi Systems (a BAE / Finmeccanica Company). Later, in 2000, Paul moved to their corporate division, whereby he held the role as a Communications Analyst, responsible for internal and external corporate marketing & communications.
He first joined AAR in 2001 as a Regional Sales Manager supporting many customers across Europe, Middle East & Africa. In 2006 he relocated to Singapore to be the Director of Sales for AAR Aircraft Turbine Center - AAR’s engine business. In 2009, he took the wider responsibility as Vice President of Sales, Asia & Pacific. Paul returned to the UK in December 2014, after over 8 years in Asia, and now oversees the sales activities across the EMEA region.