Aviation Industry Recognizes Leaders
AvAir an industry-leading inventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket is pleased to announce that Bob Knox has been named to the prestigious “CFO of the Year”
rankings by Airline Economics’ Aviation 100 awards. Knox was named #10 on the list of top 10 CFOs.
“It’s an honor to be included in this list of industry leaders whom I admire and work with,” said Bob Knox CFO at AvAir. “The last few years have been particularly challenging so this award is even more meaningful to my team and me.”
CFO of the Year is judged on the best finance deal in the past 12 months but also looks at consistency of performance and deals book. Award winners are chosen by industry peers who are asked to vote on the nominees.
Knox joined AvAir as chief accounting officer in 2016 after spending the three years prior as director of finance for a $3B provider of high-tech carbon fiber composite aerospace materials. During his time as chief accounting officer, Knox has established accounting function best practices, improved financial controls, and grown available working capital to fund rapid growth. All of which have impacted the success of AvAir.
As CFO, Knox serves as a vital member of the AvAir executive team to execute the company’s financial strategy, develop plans for growth, and identify investment opportunities to further position AvAir as the global leader in the aviation aftermarket.
AvAir, now in its 22nd year in business, offers customized solutions for customers and suppliers to buy, sell, exchange, loan or lease inventories with more than 26 million in-stock components. The company is ISO 9001, AS9120, and ASA 100 certified and adheres to the highest quality standards in all phases: purchasing, receiving, stocking, sales, and shipping.