October 18 2016  |  Inflight Entertainment

digEcor names new Vice President of Operations

By Hibah Noor

digEcor announced today Paul Forbes has been named Vice President of Operations. Forbes will be based in the Australian head Paul Forbes office in Brisbane and will be handling all operations management across the digEcor network.

Forbes began his career with Contour (now Zodiac Aircraft Seating) in the United Kingdom in early 2000 and has since held operations, engineering program, project management and PMO roles with Airbus, Jet Aviation and UTC Aerospace. Subsequent industry experience includes infrastructure, automotive, defense, electronics and telecom markets.

In addition to his mechanical engineering and software development background, Forbes 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”, said David Withers, Chief Executive. 

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