Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group Has Formalized Aviation Insurance Division

Memphis, Tennessee – Oct. 16, 2007 – Kemmons Wilson Companies, parent company of Wilson Air Center, has restructured its aviation insurance division and has named David Buchanan head of the department.

With more than 20 years of aviation broker experience, Buchanan joined the Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group team on March 2007. “David is a valuable asset to the Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group,” says Michael (Eddie) Floyd, Managing Director, Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group. “He has an impressive passion, commitment, and excitement for aviation, but it is his extensive knowledge of aviation that really sets him apart from others.”

Buchanan was pleased when Kemmons Wilson Companies contacted him to talk about a possible future with its agency. “Kemmons Wilson Insurance has the hands on knowledge of the aviation industry to be able to provide the best coverage for the best premium,” says Buchanan. “Their experience in the aviation industry truly makes them unique in the aviation insurance business.”

Kemmons Wilson Companies owns Wilson Air Center with locations in Memphis, TN; Charlotte, NC; and Houston, TX. Wilson Air Center’s corporate aviation support facilities are renowned for their innovative approach to customer service. Kemmons Wilson Companies also owns and operates aircraft including a Pilatus PC-12, Citation CJII, and Citation Excel.

As aviation specialists since the late 1960s, Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group insured the third Lear jet ever sold in the United States. Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group uses its expertise and tools to put together the right coverage for all aviation needs. They offer flexible products and each policy is customized to meet customer needs.

Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group is an independent broker handling all types of insurance products marketed through various national carriers. Kemmons Wilson founded the firm in 1952 to provide insurance for the growing Holiday Inn franchise interests. Today, it is a leading insurer of hospitality risks throughout the country. In addition to the hospitality niche, Kemmons Wilson Insurance provides coverage to more than 1,100 businesses. For more information on Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group contact (901) 346-8808 or visit