Christopher A. Jessup
Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer
Christopher A. Jessup is Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer at AAR (NYSE: AIR), a leading aviation services provider to commercial airlines and government customers worldwide.
Jessup joined AAR in 2008 when the Company acquired Avborne, Inc., where he held various senior executive roles in sales, marketing and business development dating back to 2002. From 2008 to 2015, Jessup served in various senior leadership sales and operational roles within AAR’s MRO Services group, concluding with Senior Vice President, Airframe MRO Services, where he was responsible for the group’s operational oversight and P&L. In 2015, he was promoted to Chief Commercial Officer of AAR’s Aviation Services segment, where he assumed the commercial global sales, marketing and business development responsibilities for the Parts Supply, Integrated Solutions, OEM Solutions and MRO Group collectively. Jessup was elected a corporate officer and assumed his current role as Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer at AAR in 2017.
Jessup earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration in Aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.