Team

Avjet's quality and success are matched only by the strength of its team.
A team that is committed to powering you!

Denis Jacob, President

In addition to being President and Chief Executive Officer of Avjet since 2009, Denis Jacob is also one of its shareholders. He has more than 30 years of experience in aviation. He held various positions at Air Transat before being appointed President and Chief Executive Officer for a five-year term. He also served on CATSA’s Board of Directors for five years. During his career, Mr. Jacob has assisted a number of organizations by providing them with all types of advice during the various phases of their development, including advice on management, market development and transactions. Mr. Jacob holds a Bachelor of Administration and Accounting degree and is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors program at McGill University.

Simon Villiard, Vice-President, Operations

Mr. Villiard has been Vice-President Operations since 2009. He also held various positions in the Petro-T Aviation division before its acquisition in 2009. Mr. Villiard has over 15 years of experience and has demonstrated his ability to combine his accounting and finance training and experience with his operational skills.

Sylvain Touchette, Vice-President, Sales

Mr. Touchette is Vice President, Sales and Development, as well as joint shareholder of Avjet since 2009. He launched the Petro-T Aviation division in 1987, acquired in 2009 by the group formed by himself, Denis Jacob and RCCD. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors of the AQTA (Association du transport aérien du Québec) for 5 years. Mr. Touchette brings more than 30 years of invaluable experience in the field of aviation fuel sales and distribution.

Manon Beauchemin, Vice-President Corporate Affairs

With her legal education, Manon Beauchemin, Vice-President, Corporate Affairs, has 33 years of experience in the fields of law, secretariat, commercial negotiations, human resources, labour relations, government relations, communications and corporate social responsibility in the aviation, mining, rail, oil and energy industries.

Nadia Maghames, Vice President Development – Airport Services

As Vice President, Development – Airport Services, Nadia Maghames has 25 years of experience in the aviation industry. She has held various management positions with airport authorities and international aeronautical companies. Her expertise includes strategic planning, business development, sales, marketing and commercial operations at airports.

Gordon Greene, Special Advisor on Strategic Procurement

M. Greene has been a special advisor in strategic purchasing at Avjet since 2013. He was also Vice-President of Strategic Purchasing at Air Transat for 20 years. He also worked for Petro-Canada for 15 years in the fields of fuel supply and distribution. Mr. Greene has an excellent reputation in the business sector and brings his negotiation skills and know-how to Avjet.