Barussaud Appointed Executive VP Operations

Safran Helicopter Engines has appointed Bernard Barussaud as executive vice-president Operations. Barussaud succeeds François-Xavier Foubert who has been appointed to another position within the Group. Barussaud joined the Snecma engineering department in 1992. From 1995 he fulfilled  various management roles within the manufacturing department, manufacturing support, fan disk manufacturing, before in 2002 being appointed Head…

Tulsa Airports Announces New COO and Director of Real Estate

Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust (TAIT) recently announced two new positions to their executive leadership team. Chuck Hannum has been named chief operating officer and Jonathan Gobbo has been named director of Real Estate. As COO, Hannum is responsible for providing operational leadership and direction for the traditional airport functions, including Airfield Operations, Airport Security and…

Medeiros Appointed Sales Director at DAES

DAES Group Americas has announced that Marc Medeiros joined DAES Group team as their new sales director aviation equipment Americas. Medeiros holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and an Executive MBA. He is an FAA licensed pilot and has more than 20 years’ experience in the aviation industry, with OEMs, airlines, as well as with…

Davenport to Head FlightSafety

FlightSafety International announces that David Davenport will now lead the company as President & CEO. He most recently served as Co-CEO and President, Commercial. Ray Johns, who previously served as Co-CEO, will continue as President, Government and Manufacturing. He oversees the services and products FlightSafety offers to government and military agencies, as well as the…

Flying Colours Corp. Creates Two New International Team Roles

Flying Colours Corp. has expanded its international team by appointing Paul Dunford to the newly created role of managing drector, International Operations and naming Andrew Pearce as its first ever European sales manager. The company says the new positions reflect their commitment to strengthening its international presence and support its appetite for global expansion. Dunford…

Petillo Begins Term as NAHAD’s 2019-2020 President

Petillo Begins Term as NAHAD’s 2019-2020 President

Sam Petillo, president of Singer Equities, Inc., was recently elected to serve as president of NAHAD, the Association for Hose and Hose Accessories Distribution. NAHAD is the only trade association dedicated to the hose industry, whose mission is to promote quality, safety, and profitability amongst leading manufacturers and distributors. Petillo assumes the presidency after serving…

Bii Introduces New Regional Directors, Pahl and Pozzato

Bii Introduces New Regional Directors, Pahl and Pozzato

Specialist aircraft component support providers, Bii, have appointed two new regional directors, Cesar Pahl and Marco Pozzato. The two have joined the Bii sales team to provide dedicated customer support for the regional commercial aircraft sector. Cesar Pahl will be developing new accounts and build relationship in South America. Recently Regional Sales Business Developer at…

Kussatz to be Duncan’s East Coast Regional Avionics Sales Manager

Kussatz to be Duncan’s East Coast Regional Avionics Sales Manager

Michael Kussatz has accepted the position as Duncan Aviation’s new Regional Avionics Sales Manager, and he’ll be supporting avionics install sales for our East Coast Satellite Avionics Shop network. Having grown up in aviation, Kussatz has more than 26 years of experience working in the industry. After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Technology from…

Cugnetti Joins Duncan’s Sales Team

Cugnetti Joins Duncan’s Sales Team

Joe Cugnetti has joined the Aircraft Service Sales team as a Bombardier Service sales representative. In this position, he will help Bombardier operators plan and schedule maintenance for their aircraft. Most recently, Cugnetti worked for nearly six years as a lead technician in the Airframe Department of Duncan Aviation’s Battle Creek, Michigan, location. Based at…

Schipper Named Manager Of Mods At Duncan’s Provo Site

Schipper Named Manager Of Mods At Duncan’s Provo Site

Jeff Schipper will be manager of Modifications position at the newest Duncan Aviation full-service facility, which is located in Provo, Utah. In this position, Schipper will provide leadership for the Interior, Avionics Install and Avionics Line departments and for the next several months, his primary focus will be on growing and strengthening the teams’ capabilities…