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Chatsworth, CA, September 4, 2015 – Fleming Martin is pleased to announce that Ontic, a BBA Aviation Company, has hired both Hakop (Jack) Karapetyan and Adam Phan as their new Business Unit Leaders to run two of five newly-re-organized business lines.

Jack Karapetyan brings over nine years of aerospace engineering, production, and operations experience. Most recently, Jack worked as a Value Stream Manager in the Cockpit Controls area at Esterline Control Systems. Prior to that, he had several years as Production Manager at a division of Precision Castparts Corporation (Avibank Manufacturing). He started his career at Boeing and holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering from USC.

Adam Phan is a highly accomplished aerospace leader with over 15 years’ experience, with his most recent position as a Business Unit Manager at AdelWiggins, a division of Transdigm Group. He earned two degrees simultaneously at Hope College (a B.S. in Engineering Physics and a B.A. in Chemistry) and earned his MBA from Wayne State University.

Both Adam and Jack bring exceptional skills, expertise, and initiative to Ontic and will help to drive the rapid growth that BBA anticipates in the coming years.

Ontic, a leader in legacy parts licensing, manufacturing, and supply within the aerospace industry, is a $175m business within BBA Aviation plc (, a global $2+b UK corporation. Ontic supports aerospace original equipment manufacturers by taking complete responsibility for their non-core or legacy products, under license, allowing them to focus on their current and future programs.  The company has enjoyed great success in the past 5 years. The President, Gareth Hall, has built a strong team, which has grown Ontic into one BBA’s top business units.

FlemingMartin, LLC, ( is a leading retained executive search firm with offices in Northern and Southern California. FlemingMartin partners with Boards and CEOs of companies nationwide to build successful execution-focused management teams. FlemingMartin focuses in the Technology, Manufacturing, Consumer Products & Services, and Energy industries. The Firm’s principals are trusted advisors and business partners who enable companies to gain powerful, far-reaching, and lasting contributions from their executive-level human capital.