In support of its mission of providing unparalleled customer service and support to business and general aviation aircraft around the world, Signature Flight Support has appointed David Best its Chief Commercial Officer, Steve Lee as Chief Operating Officer and Mark Johnstone as Chief Financial Officer.
All three roles are new executive level positions at Signature and reflect the global responsibilities of Signature's worldwide network of FBOs. "David, Steve and Mark demonstrate proven and respected leadership in our industry and in the business," said S. Michael Scheeringa, President Signature Flight Support Corporation. "Making these promotions recognizes their contributions to Signature’s past, their ability to move the organization forward, as well as bring focus on the global nature of our business."
The Chief Commercial Officer will be responsible for all aspects of Marketing, Pricing, Sales, and our joint venture relationships. The Chief Operating Officer will have responsibility for all aspects of the customer experience through management of eight regions around the globe including Executive Beechcraft.
The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for overall financial performance of the business, including financial planning, reporting and analysis as well as business development. "I am delighted to have the opportunity to help drive the global strategy of Signature," said Mr. Best. Prior to his new role as Chief Commercial Officer, he held the position of Managing Director, Signature Europe and Middle East.
In Mr. Lee's new role of Chief Operating Officer, he will move from a North American to worldwide focus. "My mission is for our customers to enjoy industry leading Signature service and for them to be recognized across our network in every interaction with a Signature professional," said Mr. Lee.
Commenting on his appointment as Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Johnstone said, "I am immensely excited to be joining the leadership team of the market leading provider of business aviation services, and look forward to contributing to and driving the creation of long term sustainable value for both Signature and BBA Aviation plc and its shareholders." Prior to this role, Mr. Johnstone was the Group Corporate Development Director for Signature parent company BBA Aviation plc.
Best and Johnstone relocated with their families to Orlando from the UK.