Huntsville, AL -- WestWind Technologies, Inc. recently announced the appointment of Roger Tanner to the position of Business Development Manager for Hangar Operations.
Tanner has been with WestWind for six years as Hangar Operations Manager, and is a U.S. Navy Veteran with over 20 years of aviation experience with both commercial airlines and major defense contractors. Under his supervision, WestWind earned praise for successfully completing on-site desert modifications for various U.S. Army units at Fort Bragg and Redstone Arsenal, and work was accomplished ahead of schedule.
Tanner’s appointment coincides with the opening of WestWind’s new hangar, the Huntsville Aircraft Modification and Integration Center, at the Huntsville International Airport. The state-of-the-art facility brings a new level of service and convenience for both commercial and military customers. The hangar opening is part of an overall strategy to enhance “concept to completion” solutions for the aircraft industry as an addition to the current core capabilities offered by WestWind: engineering, manufacturing, logistics, and modification and integration.
Chester Schickling, Vice President of Business Development at WestWind said, “Roger brings a wealth of experience with diverse aircraft and proven management skills. His appointment is a key element of WestWind’s vision for the future.”
Tanner commented, “As the Manager of BD Hangar Operations for WestWind, I look forward to entering into new and rewarding ventures. With our new facility, WestWind has the capability and space to offer many options to our customers that will best fit their needs. I also look forward to working with our current and former customers, and I am excited about meeting and getting to know new customers.”
WestWind Technologies, Inc. (WTI) is a privately-held small business with corporate headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama. Since its founding in 1999, WestWind has been providing customers with solid performance and unparalleled response times. With primary corporate operations located just minutes from Redstone Arsenal and adjacent to Huntsville International Airport, WTI supports a variety of military and commercial aviation customers and holds ISO 9001:2000, and AS9100:2004 Rev.B.