BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The AVX Aircraft Company listings of their Board of Directors appear on this page. Several listings also contain short BIOs in the form of downloadable PDFs.
Founded AVX in 2005
Founded AVX in 2005. Former Chairman and CEO of the company. Attorney with the international law firm of Hogan Lovells US LLP, focusing on complex domestic and international commercial transactions. Has served as in-house counsel and held senior management positions in private, early-stage, and publicly-traded companies. Inventor and author of three books.
Joined AVX Board in 2009
Mr. Pomeroy has held leadership positions in diverse industries, including chief financial officer for Eotec Capital, CEO of Local Insight Media and president and chief operating officer of Lewis Food Groups. He is currently CEO of Yellow Pages Group New Zealand, and on the Board of Directors of the company's parent (an international banking syndicate), which is one of the largest companies in New Zealand.
Joined AVX Board in 2011
Brett has been a principal investor in AVX since 2007 and served as VP Business Development from 2007-2014. Previously, Brett joined Crocs, Inc. in 2002 as an early employee and original investor. He is a Managing Director and Limited Partner in several early-stage venture capital funds.
Joined AVX Board in 2009
Former Deputy Secretary of Transportation for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Former CEO of Texel Corporation, a communications systems integration company, which Scott sold in 1999. In 2008, Mr. Kasprowicz received the Igor Sikorsky Pilot’s Award for setting a new around the world circumnavigation record in a helicopter.
Chairman & CEO
Joined AVX in 2006
Mr. Gaffey was formerly Chief Engineer and Senior Vice President of Research and Engineering at Bell Helicopter and is one of the most experienced executives and aeronautical engineers in the aircraft industry. He has been instrumental in the design and development of numerous civilian and military helicopters, and has extensive expertise in the areas of Project Management, Tiltrotor Design/Technology, Rotorcraft Aeromechanics, and Test and Evaluation.
Chief Financial Officer/Board Member
Joined AVX Board in 2015
Mr. Taylor was formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bell Helicopter Textron. Over a period of 28 years Mr. Taylor held numerous finance and business management positions and had overall responsibility for Finance, USG and Commercial Contracts Administration and Information Technology. Mr. Taylor also served on the Textron Finance Council and the Board of Bell/Agusta Aerospace Company.