(Teterboro NJ, December 8, 2011) – Paul Floreck has been named Senior Vice President, U.S. and Canadian Sales at Dassault Falcon. He will replace Jeff Habib on January 13, 2012 who leaves to become a partner in a new New York City based investment firm whose focus is in aviation related opportunities.
“Paul has proven himself to be a strong leader within Dassault Falcon and throughout the business aviation industry. Our customers value not only his insight into aircraft operations but the acquisition process,” said John Rosanvallon, President and CEO of Dassault Falcon. “He has the business acumen, product knowledge and reputation to lead a seasoned group of sales
Rosanvallon continued, “It’s difficult to watch someone like Jeff leave the Falcon family. His contributions to our company and our industry are too many to mention. We wish him well on the next step of his career.”
Floreck started with Dassault Falcon in 1996 as a sales engineer and was promoted to Inside Sales Manager, Western U.S. and eventually Regional Sales Manager serving the New York Metropolitan area. In 2007, he was named Vice President of Sales for Eastern U.S. and Canada.
“Dassault Falcon is recognized throughout the world for designing and building the best and most efficient business jets on the market today,” said Floreck. “It’s been the highlight of my career to have a role in our success.”
Prior to joining Dassault, Floreck was a senior consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton and a Senior Design Engineer and Operations Analyst at Lockheed Skunk Works. He started his career at Northrop Grumman as a Design Engineer.
He holds a B.S. in Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an M.S. in
Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly).
He will oversee all matters pertaining to quality processes and procedures, training and environmental operations at that location.
Christian Kennedy is now responsible for sales and marketing of the full line of large-cabin Falcon business jets in the Canadian market.