Welcome Back  
Signature TailWins® Points: 
View Profile


Focused on Our Vision

Mark Johnstone

Group Chief Executive of Signature Aviation & CEO of Signature Flight Support

Mark became Group Chief Executive of Signature Aviation and the CEO of Signature Flight Support on 1 April 2018. He joined Signature Aviation in 2008 as Group Corporate Development Director before becoming CFO, Signature Flight Support in 2009. In September 2012, Mark took over as Managing Director of APPH, managing the turnaround of the business ahead of its successful sale in February 2014.

In March 2014, Mark became Managing Director EMEA, Flight Support with responsibility for Signature Flight Support and ASIG’s operations in the EMEA region.In 2016, Mark was appointed President and COO of Global Engine Services. Prior to joining Signature Aviation, Mark held roles in the aerospace and off-highway division of GKN plc. Mark is a Chartered Accountant and holds an Honours degree from Bristol University (UK).

Tony Lefebvre

Chief Operating Officer

Tony joined Signature Aviation in July 2013 as President and Chief Operating Officer of Aircraft Service International Group and has been responsible for a number of portfolio businesses during his tenure, including Global Engine Services and Signature TECHNICAir. Tony has over 25 years’ experience in the aviation industry.

Prior to joining Signature Aviation, Tony was the Chief Operating Officer of Spirit Airlines and previous to that role he was with US Airways serving as their Managing Director Europe. Tony holds a BS in Business from the University of Maryland.

Shawn Hall

Chief Commercial Officer

Shawn is the Chief Commercial Officer for Signature Flight Support, with responsibilities over it's global Sales, Marketing ,and Revenue Management departments, as well as driving strategic opportunities including joint ventures, investments, alliances, and new market initiatives. Before taking the CCO role, Shawn oversaw strategy and business development for the Signature Aviation portfolio.

Before Signature Aviation, Shawn held the position of Associate Partner with McKinsey & Co., where he covered the aviation, logistics, and hospitality sectors. Additionally, Shawn served in the United States Navy as a Naval Aviator and Tactics Instructor Pilot in the F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet.

Shawn holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA) in International Global Affairs from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Strategy from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, and a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Shawn Fallon

Chief Financial Officer

Shawn joined Signature Aviation in 2009 and held a number of senior finance roles at Signature before being appointed Chief Financial Officer, BBA Aviation Global Engine Services Americas and then CFO Global Engine Services. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer, Signature Flight Support on 1 January 2019.

Shawn joined Signature Aviation from Flight Options LLC, the US fractional private jet operator. Shawn graduated with honors from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, MBA program and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and Finance from John Carroll University

Ben Hooper

Chief Human Resources Officer

Ben joined Signature Aviation in January 2015 as HR Director, Flight Support EMEA before progressing to the role of HR Director EMEA, followed by Vice President - Global HR Operations. In October 2019, he was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer for Signature Flight Support, joining the Executive Management Committee of Signature Aviation.

Prior to his current role at the company, Ben held HR Director positions at chemical distributor Univar. He holds a Bachelors degree in Government & Politics from the University of Central Lancashire and a Masters degree in HR Management from the University of Hertfordshire.

Maria Garton

General Counsel

Maria joined Signature Aviation in August 2018. She has significant experience in General Counsel roles, both in the US and globally, including eight years in the aviation sector. Prior to joining Signature Aviation, she was Director and Associate General Counsel, Global Transactions and Compliance for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.

Maria began her career working in corporate law and litigation in New York and Washington, D.C.. She joined Mubadala Development Company PJSC in 2010 as General Counsel for its Strata Manufacturing aerostructures manufacturing company and the Horizon International Flight Academy, based in Abu Dhabi, before joining Lockheed Martin as Associate General Counsel in 2015. Maria graduated in law from Columbia University.