David P. Storch is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of AAR, a leading provider of aviation services for commercial and government customers in more than 100 countries.
Mr. Storch joined AAR in 1979 with responsibility for developing the Company’s aircraft engine business. Through his leadership and industry expertise the business flourished and, in 1987, Mr. Storch was named President of the AAR Trading Group. He became President and Chief Operating Officer in 1989 and, in 1996, he assumed the additional role of Chief Executive Officer, the second since the Company was incorporated in 1955. Mr. Storch was named to the additional post of Chairman of AAR in October 2005 and under his leadership, AAR was named twice One of America's Most Trusted Companies by Forbes magazine. Mr. Storch was also named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012.
Mr. Storch serves on the boards of the publicly held companies Kemper Corporation and KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation. He also serves on the board of the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum. He is currently a member of the Commercial Club of Chicago and the Economic Club of Chicago.
Mr. Storch holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Ithaca College.
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