General Manager and Accountable Manager
Paul joined ExecuJet Haite in April 2013 as the General Manager and Accountable Manager for a large full-scale maintenance repair and overhaul facility with CAAC part-145, FAA, EASA, JMM, Cayman, Bermuda and Aruba approvals which includes service center authorizations from Bombardier, Dassault Falcon Jet, Embraer Executive Jets, Honeywell, Rolls-Royce, and General Electric for various types of aircraft and engines. In addition to maintenance oversight he is also responsible for business development to all other future opportunities in areas of FBO and aircraft management.
Paul has worked in mainland China for ten years, spending the prior time in Beijing, China working for Jet Aviation and acting as Chief Representative, responsible for business development activities in Greater China.
While working for Jet Aviation, Desgrosseilliers also served as the first General Manager for Shenzhen Business Aviation Center, the fixed-based operations (FBO) at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport run by Deer Jet in 2010-2011.
Before relocating to China in 2009, Desgrosseilliers spent more than seven years as Operations Manager for Jet Aviation’s Boston/Bedford FBO/MRO in Massachusetts, US. During that time, Paul was one of a few managers from Jet Aviation brought to Beijing to assist in the management of business jet operations during the Olympic Games in 2008.
Desgrosseilliers holds a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Science from Bridgewater State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, US. He has a FAA private pilot license and a FAA dispatcher license.
Joined AsBAA Board: 2019
Current Term Expires: 2021