Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd Management team is aligned to meet the strategic corporate objectives and offer innovative solutions to its stakeholders.
Amir Bhatti, P. Eng., MBA, brings over 28 years of outstanding professional credentials in the areas of aerospace industry worldwide. He worked for De Havilland Aircraft of Canada, Bombardier, Pratt & Whitney Canada (teaching), and numerous Canadian aerospace companies prior to joining Star Navigation.
Amir brings wealth of expertise in Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing, Aircraft Assembly and Quality Systems. He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree and an MBA from Richard Ivey School of Business from London, Ontario. He is a part time Professor at Centennial College delivering aerospace and propulsion systems courses to various aerospace companies in the Toronto area. Transforming under-performing businesses into profitable and competitive business entities through leadership in Product Engineering, Marketing and Business Development is what he does best. His forte is leveraging the power of technology and people to bring new and innovative products to market.
Randy Koroll brings over 30 years of experience with a demonstrated history of successfully taking companies public on the TSX-V and guiding companies in financial distress. Experience ranges from aviation, mining and finance industries.
Skilled in Investor Relations, Accounting, IPO, Corporate Development, and Mergers & Acquisitions. Strong finance professional with a Bachelor of Arts focused in Economics, History, Philosophy from the University of Toronto.
Kevin Dhugga brings in 20 years of Hi-Tech companies’ Sales and Marketing experience. As a successful businessman he outperformed in automotive and digital media industries. Spanning over a decade of diversified experience in Aerospace industry he had done successful negotiations among the major OEMs, MROs and airlines worldwide.
He had done successful mergers & acquisitions in aerospace industry and has extensive experience and working knowledge of managing public companies. Kevin happily lives in Brampton with 2 children and wife. He actively participates in various outdoor activities and enjoy the company of a large group of investors network in Canada.
Nasir Azam, B.Eng., MIS, PME, SSM, Engineering Graduate in Electronics & Networks with strong and extensive tenure in various countries of Marketing, Sales & Management experience in Air Transport Communications, Information Technology, Management solutions and Data Communication Services.
Over 20 years of various leadership positions in SITA, as ELECTRICAL ENGINEER, REGIONAL TECHNICAL MANAGER, OPERATION MANAGER & COUNTRY MANAGER, extensively provided air transport communication and information technology (IT) solutions through-out Asia, Middle East, Europe, and North America. Mr. Azam brings 42 years of his extensive experience in Engineering, Management, Sales & Marketing and with Star Navigation Systems, he is tenacious in building new business, securing customer loyalty, and forging strong relationships with business partners. He passionately believes in giving back and is currently an active member of his community including Rotary International, Terry Fox Foundation and NED Engineering & Technology Alumni Association Canada.
Aman brings over 29 years of aviation & airline industry experience including, but not limited to, Engineering, Operations, Development Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Maintenance of heavy commercial jets.
Core expertise include preparation of design and data packages, supplemental type certificates and liaison with aviation regulatory authorities worldwide on issues related to major aircraft modifications, Airworthiness Directives, Engineering Change Orders, Service Bulletins and other technical and safety related modifications.
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Hamid Sultan, B.Eng., M.S, bringing in over 28 years of experience working in Aerospace and Aviation Industry as a business development professional. Considered as Technical authority for various aerospace product lines ranging from functional flyaway parts and cabin interiors. Well-travelled around the world to establish professional relationship with major airlines customers.
Hold a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan and Oracle Certified Professional (OCP). Possesses excellent analytical, problem-solving and people managing skills. Well-versed in coaching leadership, presentation, facilitation and negotiation
Possess relationship building, proficient probing, listening and positioning skills
Passionate about reading (new technologies, automobiles, world history and geography) Travel and tourism; passionate to know about new places, cultures and languages. Like music, movies and sports. Always eager to try new gadgets and tech toys.
Steve is a dedicated Aircraft Maintenance Engineer with excellent technical analytical and communication skills demonstrated by 15+ years of experience. Goal-oriented and highly motivated with strong project management and team leadership abilities.
He has worked with Air Canada, Air Canada Jazz, Cargo jet, Porter Airlines, Sun wing and Air Transat and received several endorsements on transport category aircraft from manufacturers including Boeing, Airbus and Bombardier.
With Star Navigation Systems group, he understands the overall market conditions and customer expectations and can communicate with all levels inside and outside the organization.
Steve loves to pass on his skills and knowledge and has contributed significantly to providing training to his colleagues to improve their skills and for their career.
When not at work, Steve enjoys travelling, watching sports, and keeping up with current affairs.
Nordin Hashim started his career in ST Aerospace Engineering, involved in the Super Skyhawk re-Engine Program (proto-type aircraft), specialized in C-130H military aircraft programs (E&I section).
He broadened his knowledge at Crane Aerospace & Electronics – Cabin Solutions of Field Service Engineering team supported the seat OEMs and many airlines in entire Asia Pacific region.
With more than 30 years of experience in the Aviation industry, Nordin highly regard customer service elements and has earned recognition from the OEMs and airlines customers for his excellent service and great product knowledge.
Henry Dane Siegertsz brings over 30 years of diversified aeronautical experience in the areas of civil and commercial aviation. A veteran of Royal Air Force United Kingdom, his expertise included but not limited to Jaguar, Hunter, Buccaneer aircraft Base Maintenance and Panavia Tornado, MD Phantom and C130 avionic systems and was later responsible for Missile systems test equipment at 30MU calibration and repair lab.
He worked for Cambridge Satcomms OEM Signal processors, for Satellite Ground station antenna tracking systems and Fast Satcomms Modems. BAe Systems Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. B/E Aerospace as a Customer Support Manager looking after EU, UK and Middle Eastern Airline Operators for all product.
Then he went to Meggitt Avionics as Marketing PM responsible for BAe Systems where he concluded multimillion dollar contracts for Tornado Flight Data Recorder repairs, and Type22 Frigate Navigation system phase two retrofit program.
After Meggitt, he joined Collins Aerospace Interior Systems, as Field Support Manager, located in Doha for Qatar Airways. Henry attended the Hanley High School, the same school attended by Reginald J Mitchell, the designer of the WWII Supermarine Spitfire fighter aircraft, the inspiration for his love of Aviation and aircraft.
Ping Shen has been engaged in the aerospace industry for more than 30 years, with a Master’s degree from an aviation-focused university and expertise in avionics.
He has been working continuously as a manager of Marketing and Business Development for the Chinese sector of Star Navigation since moving to Ontario in 2008. With his knowledge and resources in aviation, he has established many bridges and collaborations between Star and its partners in the Chinese aviation industry.
While working together with the Star team, Mr. Shen is not only a talented, skillful and professional engineer, but also has many connections with customers and clients outside of Canada. He is proficient in both the technical and social sides of the industry.
He is continuing to give his best to exploring and bringing more business opportunities to Star.
Former Director General Arab Civil Aviation Organization (ACAO), highly qualified and experienced Electrical Engineer in Automatic Control Sciences, Software and Aircraft Design Quality Management. Retired Airforce Major General, specialized in Airworthiness, Aviation safety and accident and incident investigator.
During his tenure as President Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority, Mr. Sherif formulated policies and procedures manuals and its implementation including Oversights, under his leadership most of the airlines were IOSA certified. He updated the Egyptian Aviation Legislation 2010, set of Enforcement manual, SAFA program with ECAA, established State Safety Program (SSP) and ICAO eight critical elements with Egyptian Civil Aviation Authorities.
David McClean has over 30 years of electronics engineering experience, the last 14 of which are in supporting customers in the aviation sector. His portfolio includes Root Cause Corrective Action, Design/Development, Customer Support and Manufacturing advisor. He also has a lot of experience in mentoring and training others in hands-on troubleshooting.
Previous to his aerospace role, David came from a commercial manufacturing environment, developing bespoke hardware and software for testing Lithium battery products and fault analysis of high-volume cellular product lines.
David joins us from his previous position at Crane Aerospace as Product Support Manager; he supported their seat actuation systems and airline customers with continuous improvement successes in the product development life cycle, production and engineering support in a remote field service role, and also investigated and resolved cabin seat actuation issues for his customers, travelling without hesitation to do so.
Always with an aptitude for the hands-on approach, David has been involved with Electronics and Software since his childhood and he thrives on solving problems. When not working, David enjoys listening to music, working on old HiFi and he is also a very keen photographer.
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