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Press Release: digEcor appoints new VP operations to aid expansion


RWGPRHubn pressdigEcor is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Forbes as VP Operations. Forbes will be based in the Australian head office in Brisbane, Queensland and will be handling all operations management across the digEcor network.

Paul began his aviation career with Contour (now Zodiac Aircraft Seating) in the UK early 2000 and has since held Operations, Engineering Programme, Project Management and PMO roles with Airbus, Jet Aviation and UTC Aerospace. Subsequent industry experience includes Infrastructure, Automotive, Defence, Electronics and Telecom markets.

In addition to Paul’s mechanical engineering and software development background Paul also has significant experience in manufacturing. digEcor’s partner company Microair Avionics, an avionics design and manufacturing specialist based in Bundaberg Queensland is also included in Forbes remit.

“With exceptional qualifications and demonstrated success Paul is a great asset to the digEcor group. His extensive relationships in the industry with OEMs, MRO, vendors and airlines alike strengthens our commitment to the industry and we look forward to having Paul continue his success at digEcor and Microair”, comments David Withers, Chief Executive.

Forbes commented, “I am excited to be joining such an excellent team and look forward to bringing my experience to help grow the business globally, such opportunities are rare and although I expect it to be a challenge, I have an existing team with the expertise and knowledge required to make it successful”.

Paul Forbes can be contacted at paul.forbes@digecor.com or tel: +61 7 3040 3800

About digEcor

digEcor is an established and highly regarded IFE industry innovator. It was the first to introduce portable Audio Video On Demand inflight entertainment and today has grown to offer a suite of inflight products and solutions to meet passengers’ wide-ranging needs. digEcor’s Integrated Flight Experience is a low-cost, flexible solution that enhances the passengers’ experience across all areas of inflight service from entertainment to power and lighting through to crew and passenger connectivity. Founded in 2000, digEcor is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia and has additional offices in the United States of America and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit WWW.DIGECOR.COM.

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