After a successful eight-year tenure as ADS Chief Executive & Chairman of Farnborough International Ltd (FIL), Paul Everitt has decided to step down at the end of 2020 to pursue new opportunities.

Paul has successfully led ADS and FIL through a period of significant growth and development across our four sectors both in the UK and internationally, and has ensured both organisations have delivered effectively for our more than 1000 member companies.

ADS President Tony Wood said:

“During Paul’s tenure as CEO, ADS has developed a highly effective and collaborative relationship with both members and Government, ensuring that the voice of the industry is heard and that the needs of the industry are addressed for long term.

“I would like to thank Paul on behalf of the entire ADS membership for his significant contribution over his time as CEO and to send him our best wishes for the future.”

ADS has now begun a recruitment programme to appoint Paul Everitt’s successor: