(Teterboro, NJ, December 16, 2011) – Dassault Falcon has named James Hurley to the
position of Vice President of Eastern U.S. and Canadian Sales effective January 13,
2012. Hurley replaces Paul Floreck who will be promoted to Senior Vice President of
U.S. and Canadian Sales on the same date.
“Jim has earned the confidence of our customers not only for his thorough knowledge of
Falcon business jets, but also understanding the nuances of the business aviation
industry,” said John Rosanvallon, President and CEO of Dassault Falcon. “His
accomplishments are many and his addition to the executive sales leadership is well
Hurley started with Dassault Falcon in 1988 as a sales engineer and in 1992 was named
Government Sales Manager. In 1999, he was named Regional Sales Manager covering
the Mid-Atlantic region in the Eastern U.S. In 2007, he was named Regional Sales
Manager for Metropolitan New York.
Hurley is a graduate of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University with a degree in Aerospace
Management and Aeronautical Science.
Dassault Falcon Backgrounder:
Dassault Falcon is responsible for selling and supporting Falcon business jets throughout the
world. It is part of Dassault Aviation, a leading aerospace company with a presence in over 70
countries across five continents. Dassault Aviation produces the Rafale fighter jet as well as the
complete line of Falcon business jets. The company has assembly and production plants in both
France and the United States and service facilities on multiple continents. It employs a total
workforce of over 12,000. Since the rollout of the first Falcon 20 in 1963, 2,000 Falcon jets have been delivered to 67 countries worldwide. The family of Falcon jets currently in production includes the tri-jets — the Falcon 900LX, and the 7X — as well as the twin-engine 2000LX and