Executives

Harjit S. Chana President & Chief Executive

Mr. Harjit Chana served as VP & Plant Manager at Olympic Gear & Mfg (a leading global supplier of military and commercial gear products) for 20 years before founding Avion in 1995. With over 30 years experience in the precision machining industry, Mr. Chana has a vast knowledge of gear manufacturing and precision machining processes. He has a passion for building world class organizations that provide superior products and services.

Paul Chana, P.Eng, MBA Vice President, Sales and Engineering

Mr. Paul Chana has a bachelor's degree Mechanical Engineering from McMaster University (Hamilton, ON) and a master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. He has over 10 years experience in government contracting and tendering. He has successfully project managed multi-year aerospace & military programs from initial bidding to final product delivery and acceptance. He also understands customer requirements and what it takes to provide value and service. Paul serves as a senior technical advisor on all new program and process launches at Avion. He has over 15 years of experience in manufacturing plant management, supply chain, and program cost planning and management.

Barb Dunn Senior Administrator

Ms. Barb Dunn has over 12 years experience in finance and administrative functions in medium to large manufacturing industries. Prior to joining Avion, Barb was department manager at Ford Canada. Her experience and expertise in logistics management complement her finance and business administration skills.

Inderjit Bhanot Production Supervisor

Mr. Inderjit Bhanot has over 20 years in process engineering and leading manufacturing operations in various industrial settings. Inderjit's expertise allows us to streamline our processes and deliver quality products on time. He's well versed in ERP capabilities related to planning and scheduling of work orders for batch production in a job-shop environment.