Mecaer Aviation Group (MAG) announced the expansion of its Business Development group and has named Daren Humphries as sales manager for Corporate Aircraft.
Humphries brings over 25 years of helicopter knowledge and experience to MAG. He has specialized in corporate helicopter sales worldwide and holds various FAA and European ratings to include commercial and certified flight instructor for rotorcraft and private airplane. Most recently, Daren spent 15 years with Corporate Helicopters in San Diego, CA with roles ranging from helicopter pilot to Director of Helicopter and Parts Sales. Prior to Corporate Helicopters Daren served as a pilot in California for the Baldwin Park Police Department. Other flight experience includes television news for NBC/CBS, tours, boat and auto races and video flights.
Humphries’s new role within MAG is to expand the company’s presence in North America, specifically in the Corporate and VIP helicopter completion segments. Historically, the majority of MAG’s interiors and proprietary systems have operated in Europe under EASA authority.
“Daren brings considerable knowledge and a vast network to MAG,” said Armando Sassoli, Co-General Manager of Mecaer Aviation Group. “Daren will play an integral part in MAG’s customer experience and business development initiatives in the United States,” Sassoli continued.
MAG currently operates two Part 145 repair stations in the US – Philadelphia, PA and Hagerstown, MD. Both facilities have MRO and completion capabilities along with multiple service centers and dealerships.