SAVANNAH, Ga., April 5, 2010 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has named Pete Buresh an international sales director. His territory is Africa.
Buresh reports to Tarek Ragheb, vice president, International Sales for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMA) Division.
A 17-year Gulfstream employee, Buresh was most recently manager, International Sales Development. During 10 years in that position, he assisted the EMA division with contracts; developed relationships with sales representatives, prospects and customers; facilitated aircraft sales from the prospect stage to delivery; and supported sales meetings, air shows and marketing events.
Buresh has also been a senior sales engineer with Gulfstream, an analyst for the company’s Computerized Maintenance Program (CMP) and a reliability engineer for Technical Services. He began his aviation career as a systems and reliability engineer for Hughes Helicopters in Mesa, Ariz.
Buresh earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from New Mexico State University.
In his new role at Gulfstream, Ragheb will provide strategic guidance and counsel to the staff as it continues to serve the needs of Gulfstream customers in those regions.
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