Professional Background: Serdar Yorgancigil joined AAR in 2007 as the Director of IT at Aircraft Services – Oklahoma where he was responsible for all IT functions. In 2009, he took a role with the Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) Group and started managing AAR’s custom MRO ERP system across all facilities.
In 2012, Serdar relocated to AAR’s Corp HQ in Wood Dale, IL. Shortly after, he joined the IT team and his responsibilities grew to include mobile and web application development projects. Serdar took an expanded role within the IT team as the SVP, Application Development in 2018 and started leading the application development teams as well as supporting Digital Products.
Most recently, Serdar accepted the role of SVP, Digital Enablement with the Digital Technology & Analytics team where he leads the Application Development and the Integration & Data Management teams. In this role, he is responsible for establishing and executing the strategy to modernize AAR’s internal and external facing applications as well as the API management, integration, data management and data warehousing solutions by implementing best of breed tools/products and techniques.
Education: B.S. Computer Engineering, Istanbul University.