CHICAGO – August 4, 2009 – JSSI, the world’s largest, independent provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for the business aviation industry, announced the appointment of Ron Westwood as Director, Business Development for the Western U.S. Region.
“Ron’s experience working with two of the leading business aircraft manufacturers, Gulfstream and Bombardier, will be invaluable for JSSI’s clients going forward. His knowledge of the business aviation industry is a perfect fit to lead JSSI’s sales efforts in the Western U.S. Region,” said Lou Seno, President of JSSI.
Mr. Westwood added, “I have been familiar with JSSI and its offerings for years. In my experience there is no other company that offers the depth and breadth of services for the business aviation industry that JSSI does. I’m excited to be part of a company that is so well-respected within the industry, especially one that focuses so intently on improving the ownership experience for business aircraft owners and maintenance professionals.”
Westwood has more than 15 years of business aviation experience. In his role as Sales Director of Key Accounts for Gulfstream Aerospace, he had responsibility for new aircraft sales in Texas. Prior to his position there, he served as Regional Vice President, Sales and Key Accounts for Bombardier Flexjet, and was a Senior Account Executive for Bombardier Capital’s business aircraft finance unit.
Before his time in the aviation industry, Westwood held several financial positions with McDonnell Douglas Finance Corporation and Equitable Life Leasing Corporation. Westwood holds a Business Administration and Accounting Degree from San Diego State University.
About Jet Support Services, Inc.
Founded in 1989, JSSI is the only independent provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for aircraft engines and airframes. JSSI provides its customers with comprehensive, flexible, and affordable financial tools for managing the often unpredictable costs of operating and maintaining nearly all types of turbine-powered aircraft, including jets, turbo-props and turbine-powered helicopters. JSSI serves customers globally and manages maintenance services through its worldwide infrastructure of FAA Certified Technical Service Representatives. For more information please visit www.jetsupport.com.