Jim began his career with Aer Lingus, at its Engine Overhaul Division. During his ten years there he held various positions within Production Operations.
In 1991 Jim joined SIFCO as Technical Support Engineer responsible for sales of repair services to airlines and MRO facilities worldwide.
In 1996 Jim joined AAR as a Technical Sales Manager responsible for its Engine Component Services divisions. In 2000 he was appointed Director of Sales for EMEAfrica. In 2003 he also assumed additional responsibilities supporting sales of its Aircraft Component Services and PMA Products divisions.
In January 2007 Jim moved to HEICO as Director Strategic Programs for EMEA. In 2009 he was promoted to VP Sales and Business development.