Warrick Hood has over 13 years of international aviation experience, ranging from parts procurement and buying to logistics and management. He has been the Managing Director of Orea Aero Ltd. since November of 2019. In 2019 Orea partnered with C&L Aerospace Company and became C&L’s global ATR aircraft Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO) program management arm. Orea was recently acquired by C&L and Warrick Hoods remains at the helm as the Managing Director of expanded operations in Europe.
Warrick has developed a network of contacts and strong business relationships with European and African regional airlines, specializing in ATR, ERJ, Beechcraft and Cessna aircraft. As a seasoned and technically oriented business development leader, Warrick supports customers with aircraft parts, programs, and support needs that create solutions for their regional aircraft.
Before joining C&L, Warrick served as Managing Director of ACIA Aero Parts Company for 7 years. Prior to that, Warrick held several different positions with Solenta Aviation including Materials and Logistics Manager before leaving the company. He has proven experience in aviation purchasing, logistics, business development, inventory management, and accounting procedures.
Warrick currently lives in the UK and speaks English and Afrikaans fluently. When he is not working, Warrick enjoys fresh-water fishing, the occasional mountain-biking excursion, and watching Formula 1 racing with his family and friends.