Flying Colours, the North American maintenance, repair, overhaul and completions company, has appointed Scott Meyer to the new role of chief operating officer effective immediately.
Meyer joined Flying Colours in December 2019 as vice president and general manager of the St. Louis, MO facility, following nearly 30 years of international aerospace and aviation management experience.
Since joining Flying Colours Meyer has made a strong impression by effectively rationalizing operations, creating new processes and improving productivity at the St. Louis facility. As COO Meyer is now responsible for the day-to-day operations at both the Peterborough, ON. and St. Louis, MO. facilities and creating a streamlined set of processes to further unify Flying Colours operations in North America. His appointment also further strengthens the senior management team by providing a single point of contact for all operational matters for internal and external stakeholders.
Meyer will report to president and CEO John Gillespie, who said, “Scott’s appointment reflects the importance we place on running an efficient business while in expansion mode. He brings a new dimension to the senior leadership team which will enable our executive leadership to focus on exploring new business opportunities and developing innovative strategies to ensure continued sustainable success for the company. We are extremely pleased to welcome him to this new position.”
“The first nine months with Flying Colours have highlighted the wealth of opportunities for continued business growth,” said Meyer. “I will strive to meet the expectations of the senior leadership team, while fostering a positive working environment for all our team members at both sites. Delivering exceptional servicesto our customers that meet and exceed their expectations is essential in a competitive environment, and I’m looking forward to taking on the challenge. It’s an exciting time for Flying Colours and I’m pleased to be an integral part of its future.”