Monarch Aircraft Engineering's managing director Mick Adams is leaving his position to join Etihad Airways as vice-president of MRO.
The UK maintenance specialist has promoted Ian Bartholomew from commercial director to interim managing director. Bartholomew joined Monarch from Air France-KLM's MRO arm in 2003.
Adams exits after 29 years with the Monarch group.
Earlier this month, the former head of technical operations at Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, Werner Rothenbacher, was confirmed as the new managing director of Air Berlin Technik.