Johann Panier Appointed AFI KLM E&M SVP Business Development

Johann Panier has been appointed Senior Vice President, Business Development at AFI KLM E&M. Since 2014 he has been CEO of Barfield Inc., an AFI KLM E&M Group subsidiary headquartered in Miami and a major player in the MRO market in the Americas.

An alumnus of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers, and holder of an MBA from Paris business school HEC, Johann Panier held a variety of senior positions at Air France Industries from 2004 to 2014, in particular as head of Business Development. In July 2014, he took over running Barfield before his 2015 appointment as CEO of Aero Maintenance Group, another major Group subsidiary in the US. He went on to merge the two entities, in order to build a stronger MRO component provider that delivers quality and innovative services to customers. With Barfield teams, Johann Panier has driven AFI KLM E&M consolidation of its long-term presence and footprint on the Americas MRO market.