Leadership Team

Richard Kendall - Chief Executive Officer of HAECO Americas and Group Director Cabin Solutions

Richard became the Chief Executive Officer of HAECO Americas 2016, after serving as Deputy CEO HAECO Americas since 2015. He brings extensive management experience to HAECO Americas gained over a 30-year career with Swire, parent company to the HAECO Group. Prior to joining HAECO Americas, he had served four years as CEO of Hong Kong Aero Engine Services, Ltd. (HAESL), a joint venture between the HAECO Group and Rolls Royce. Before that, he held multiple general management positions within Swire on assignments around the world. Richard served five years as a warfare officer in the British Royal Navy and received an M.A. in Engineering Science from Oxford University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and he holds a private pilot’s license.