Commercial Jet Names R. Rick Townsend as VP Sales and Marketing

Commercial Jet welcomed R. Rick Townsend as vice president sales and marketing. Townsend brings moore than 35 years of MRO industry experience encompassing senior level sales, business development, marketing, and customer support roles. Townsend has also played important roles in helping to build a couple of MRO facilities (FFV/Ascent) from the ground up in addition…

Stertil-Koni Names Chris Murabito New Midwest Regional Sales Manager

Heavy duty hydraulic lift-maker, Stertil-Koni,announced that Chris Murabito has been named Midwest Regional Sales Manager. Murabito brings to the position more than 20 years of client-focused sales management, new business development and a dedicated concentration on customer service to Stertil-Koni and its initiatives in advancing the heavy duty vehicle lift sector. He succeeds Jim Sylvester,…

ITP Aero Strengthens its Board and Management

The ITP Aero Board, chaired by Josep Piqué, has added Ben Story, strategic marketing director Rolls-Royce and retired Colonel Diego García Bernabeu. Reflecting ITP Aero’s status as a “corporate entity” within the Rolls-Royce Group, Carlos Alzola has been appointed CEO and member of the ITP Aero Board. He will now report to Warren East, CEO…

Barfield Appoints Mercier as SVP of Ops Doral

Barfield Inc. has appointed Gilles Mercier as senior vice president of Operations of its Doral facilities. Mercier will oversee the operations of the two facilities, manage the teams and further improve the overall performance. “We could not be more thrilled to have Gilles as part of our team. He has the drive, the temperament, and…

Baker to Lead Collins Aftermarket

Collins Aerospace Systems announced that Gail Baker has been appointed vice president, Aftermarket Services, reporting directly to CEO Kelly Ortberg. In her new role, Baker is responsible for leading the worldwide commercial and military aftermarket business and customer service organizations, including customer offerings, long-term aftermarket programs, spares, part repairs, asset management and technical and strategic…

Ondrus Joins Skandia as Regional Sales Manager

Garrett Ondrus has joined Skandia, Inc. as regional sales manager. Ondrus will represent Skandia and its line of aviation products and services to the western United States and all of Canada. Ondrus’ focus will be to grow the relationships between Skandia and their customer base as well establish new opportunities with aviation’s Commercial and Business…

West Star Adds Marler, Cohen

West Star announced that Larry Marler has been named as the technical sales manager at their Chattanooga, Tenn. location (CHA). Marler has 35 years of aviation experience with previous positions held at Midcoast, Dassault Falcon Jet and StandardAero, and has been at West Star for just over three years. He graduated from Broward Community College…

Skyservice Appoints Sharpe to Director of BD

Skyservice Appoints Sharpe to Director of BD

Skyservice Business Aviation has appointed PJ Sharpe to the position of director, Business Development, USA. In his new role, PJ will build awareness of the Skyservice brand within the U. S. market to support business development activities for the company’s range of business aviation services: Fixed Base Operations (FBO), Aircraft Management, Charter, Aircraft Maintenance and…