James R. Clarke is GM/EVP of HAECO Global Engine Support - Americas. Jim transitioned to this role from VP of Planning, Performance and Materials in March of 2020 after HAECO acquired Jet Engine Solutions in Dallas. The business unit focuses on providing solutions for engine leasing companies along with support for aircraft operators. The business has expanded scope and grown in size over the last two years to support engine heavy maintenance along with field support focusing on all GE and Pratt and Whitney products. Most recently HAECO’s purchase of the Rolls Royce line care further increases field and shop support capabilities.
Prior to joining HAECO, Jim was with FedEx for over 20 years in a variety of positions with increasing responsibilities, most recently as Managing Director of Supply Chain where he developed a strong background in business planning, aircraft planning, and powerplant engineering. Jim has previously worked for Pratt and Whitney and American Airlines. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma State University.