MRO Baltics, Eastern Europe, and Russia
Welcome Reception – May 20, 2019
Conference and Showcase – May 21-22, 2019
Vilnius, Lithuania
May 20-22, 2019

Jonas Butautis

Supervisory Board/Board Member
Magnetic MRO/Heston MRO


Jonas Butautis is a Board Member of Magnetic MRO, a total technical care MRO and asset management company headquartered in Tallinn, Estonia. He is also on the Supervisory Board for Heston MRO in Australia.

During his aviation career, Jonas led a few aviation businesses through turnaround and rapid growth stories. 2009-2013 Jonas was the CEO of FL Technics, which, under his leadership, evolved into a global one-stop shop for MRO solutions. He also served as Board Member of Avia Solutions Group aviation holding, parent of FL Technics, which eventually was listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange. In 2012 he was selected among 40 global high potential aviation executives in the ͞40 under 40͟ list by Aviation Week. As of 2014, Jonas was appointed as the CEO of Magnetic MRO, with the goal to reposition the company for growth and geographical expansion. After a successful turnaround and growth period, in 2018 Magnetic MRO was acquired by strategic investor from China, Hangxin Aviation Technologies. Jonas continues to serve as Board Member post transaction, supervising the transition process with the new ownership.

Before joining aviation, Jonas worked as a Strategy Execution consultant, helping companies in Australia, US, South East Asia, and Europe accelerate their strategy implementation. His experience covered diverse industries, such as Telecommunications, Automotive, IT, Banking.

Jonas Butautis has also been an associate consultant for Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and a contributor to a number of articles in business media.