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Chatsworth, CA, April 11, 2016 – FlemingMartin, LLC is pleased to announce that Ontic, a leader in aerospace manufacturing, has hired Galen Lim to be their new US Director of Human Resources. Mr. Lim joins Ontic bringing a deep background in human resources, gained through over 13 years  at global Fortune 500 companies (Merck and Amgen) as well as at a smaller, biotech startup (Kythera). He has a strong generalist foundation and has served in HR systems, staffing operations, business partner, and leadership roles and he has an excellent reputation as a go-to HR leader. Most recently, Galen was Associate Director of HR for Kythera, helping the company significantly ramp up in anticipation of going to market with their newly-approved ascetic drug. With Kythera’s acquisition by Allergan in late 2015, Galen is free to bring his experience and leadership to Ontic. Galen holds a BA in Business Administration, Marketing and International Business from the University of Texas at Austin and a dual JD/MBA from Indiana University.


OnticOntic ( is a wholly owned subsidiary of BBA Aviation plc, with over 40 years of aerospace product manufacturing and aftermarket support experience. Ontic provides new and serviceable spares and repairs for over 4,500 maturing aircraft parts. Its portfolio of products, licensed or acquired from major OEMs such as Honeywell, UTC Aerospace, Safran, Thales and GE Aviation, span all major aircraft systems in both civil and military markets.


Bba AviationBBA Aviation plc ( is a leading global aviation services and aftermarket support provider. BBA Aviation’s Aftermarket Services businesses (Dallas Airmotive, H+S Aviation, International Turbine Service, W. H. Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor Services and Ontic) are focused on the repair and overhaul of gas turbine engines and the manufacture and service of aerospace components, sub-systems and systems. BBA Aviation’s Flight Support businesses (Signature Flight Support and ASIG) provide specialist on-airport support services, including refueling and ground handling, to the owners and operators of private, business, military and commercial aircraft. BBA Aviation group companies operate from more than 200 individual locations on five continents.


Fm LogoFlemingMartin, LLC, ( is a leading retained executive search firm with offices in Northern and Southern California. FlemingMartin partners with Boards and CEOs of companies to build successful execution-focused management teams. FlemingMartin focuses in the Technology, Manufacturing, and Consumer Products & Services 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.