Wichita, Kan., December 13, 2010 – As part of its continuing mission to introduce customer-focused, market-driven capabilities across its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facilities, Greenwich AeroGroup is pleased to announce the formation of an MRO Product Management team.
“Assimilating the constant changes in aircraft ownership, operation, maintenance and modification support requirements is essential for MRO service providers to remain effective,” said Greenwich AeroGroup’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing Daniel Lafrance. “Our product management team will bring continuous organizational focus on integrating these requirements into roadmaps that provide forward-looking and optimized solutions for aircraft owners and operators.”
The newly formed team is comprised of prominent aviation specialists with diverse backgrounds, whose cumulative aviation experience is more than 70 years.
Team members include:
* Mark Fischer, Director MRO Avionics Products
With more than 25 years of avionics experience, Fischer has an in-depth understanding of MRO avionics products, complemented by his expertise in engineering and avionics field and parts sales with companies such as Gulfstream, Westar and Rockwell Collins.
* Carl Lukas, Director MRO Interior & Completion Products
Extensive experience in customer services, engineering, new product development, marketing analysis and completions in Europe and the United States. The companies Lukas has worked for include Challenger Aviation Service GMBH, Bombardier Aerospace and most recently Midcoast Aviation Savannah.
* Brian Rehberg, Director of MRO Airframe Products
Recruited from Western Aircraft where he most recently served as the Vice President of Aircraft Service, Rehberg has prevalent knowledge in maintenance, avionics, warranty administration and quality assurance.
Fischer, Lukas and Rehberg will be responsible for keeping abreast of aircraft fleet, mission, regulation and technology trends; developing new and existing MRO service products and Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs); maintaining relationships with OEM’s and suppliers and supporting sales and marketing activities within and across their respective areas.
About Greenwich AeroGroup
Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc., located in Greenwich, Conn., owns and operates providers of general, commercial, government and military aviation services including: maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; fixed base operations; aircraft sales, charter and management; manufacturing and engineering; component repair and overhaul; and parts distribution. Current locations include: Atlantic Aero, Inc., located at Piedmont-Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C.; Western Aircraft, Inc., located at Gowen Field in Boise, Idaho; Summit Aviation, Inc., located at Summit Airport in Middletown, Del.; DAC International, Inc., located in Austin, Texas; Matrix Aviation, Inc., located in Wichita, Kan.; Professional Aviation Associates, Inc., located in Atlanta, Ga,; Professional Aircraft Accessories, Inc., located in Titusville, Fla.; NASAM, Inc., located in San Francisco, Calif., and GCCUS Inc. located in Aptos, Calif. News and information are available at www.greenwichaerogroup.com.