(Teterboro, New Jersey, April 13, 2010) – Dassault Falcon has appointed Frank Youngkin as Senior Vice President, Western Hemisphere Customer Service. In his new position, Youngkin’s responsibilities will include management for three of Dassault’s subsidiaries: Dassault Aircraft Services (DAS), Midway Aircraft Instrument Corporation and Aero Precision Repair and Overhaul Company (A-PRO). He will continue to oversee Dassault’s customer service organization in the western hemisphere.
“Streamlining leadership for all of our customer service activities and subsidiary groups in the western hemisphere has a number of benefits for our customers,” said John Rosanvallon, President and CEO of Dassault Falcon. “It allows us to draw on Frank’s considerable experience and leadership developed during his career here at Dassault while bringing tighter focus to the teamwork involved in delivering a superior level of service.”
Dassault Aircraft Services is part of the company-owned service center network comprising four service centers and one satellite operation in North and South America. The service centers are located in Little Rock, Arkansas; Wilmington, Delaware; Reno, Nevada; and Sorocaba, Brazil. The satellite operation is based in St. Louis, Missouri.
Midway Aircraft Instrument Corporation is a component repair and overhaul facility in Teterboro, New Jersey. A-PRO, located in Deerfield Beach, Florida, specializes in landing gear and hydraulic and flight control component repair and overhaul. A-PRO is a joint venture between Dassault and Messier Services.
In his 20-plus year career at Dassault, Youngkin has served as the Director of Dassault Falcon’s Teterboro Jet Center, Director of Service Engineering, Manager of Spares Quality Assurance, Director of Eastern Hemisphere Spares, Vice President of Worldwide Falcon Spares, and most recently as the Vice President of Customer Service for the Western Hemisphere.
Youngkin will continue to report to Jacques Chauvet, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Customer Service.