Simon Kay bio

Simon R. Kay

President and Chief Executive Officer, Aerospace Technologies Group, Inc.

Mr. Kay, a 30 year veteran of the business aviation industry, is focused on providing the strategy and vision that will enable ATG to be the leading manufacturer of power shade systems in the aviation industry. Previously, he was Director, Completions Team for B/E Aerospace – Aircraft Modular Products in Miami. He managed a team of sales, engineering and program management personnel, and was responsible for $15+ million in annual revenues. Prior to this position, Mr. Kay was the Program Director for B/E’s innovative Premium Cabin Concepts integrated interior kit program for the Bombardier Challenger. Mr. Kay has also held operations management positions at Gulfstream Aerospace, as Manager of Service Center Interiors, and at Raytheon Aircraft. He is also a licensed pilot (in helicopters and gliders, as well) and a certified flight instructor with over 6,500 hours total flight time in aircraft and helicopters, has obtained seven jet aircraft type ratings, and possesses both UK CAA and US FAA Airline Transport Pilot licenses. Mr. Kay holds an MBA from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.