TEMPE, Ariz. – January 7, 2010 – StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, has appointed Les McAfee to the position of Regional Sales Manager for the South Tex. Sales Territory of StandardAero’s Business Aviation Sector.
McAfee will be based out of the company’s Houston Tex. facility (IAH) at George Bush Intercontinental Airport and will be responsible for sales revenue generation and managing StandardAero’s customer accounts throughout the region.
McAfee brings to StandardAero more than 30 years of experience within the aviation industry. Following his service in the U.S. Marine Corps, McAfee worked for JetEast, an authorized Learjet Service Center where he fulfilled multiple roles as both Sales Manager and aircraft technician including, Avionics Technician, Maintenance Technician, Lead Electrician and Maintenance Supervisor. Following his tenure at JetEast, McAfee lead the sales activities of several companies including AMR Combs, Underwood Instrument Services, E.U.A. Air Support and Turbo Jet Spares. McAfee comes to StandardAero from Gulfstream in Dallas, Texas where he spent seven years as Service Center Business Office Supervisor involved in customer service activities and operational process improvements.
“Les reflects the commitment StandardAero has made to the growth of its Business Aviation Sector,” said Greg Sahr, Western Region Sales Director for Business Aviation. “We have great talent at StandardAero and we are aggressively seeking the best our industry has to offer. Les is among those as his presence brings a wealth of experience and customer knowledge to the team. “We’re excited to have Les on board and look forward to the competitive advantage his expertise will provide.”
McAfee currently attends Embry Riddle University for his Professional Aeronautics degree. McAfee holds an FCC and A&P license; is an OSHA-authorized general outreach instructor and is Green Belt certified in Lean Six Sigma.