TEMPE, Ariz., June 28, 2006 — Landmark Aviation today named Greg Haywood as its new Regional Group Sales Manager for the western United States and international sales territories.
"Greg brings a wealth of experience in sales and sales management to the Landmark team,” said Shawn Vick, President of Landmark Aviation. "We are delighted to welcome him to the company as we continue to grow the business."
Haywood has more than 20 years of experience at GE Aircraft Engines, where he held positions of increasing responsibility in airline commercial product support, oil and gas customer services, small commercial engine sales, and in the GE Six Sigma organization. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of GE Healthcare's services business in the Northeast United States zone.
Haywood will be responsible for leading the Western Zone and International Sales teams, formulation of strategic account sales plans for the corporate/business aviation market, identification of key business growth opportunities through alliances, joint ventures, acquisitions, and coordination between operational leaders and the other sales zones, with the goal of designing a services business structure that will best serve these markets.
He holds a bachelor's degree in aviation technology from Purdue University, a master's degree in systems management from the University of Southern California, and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. He also holds a valid airframe and powerplant license from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
Additional information about Landmark Aviation is available at www.LandmarkAviation.com.
Landmark Aviation, formerly known as Garrett/Piedmont Hawthorne/Associated, is one of North America’s largest providers of comprehensive services for the business aviation industry. Serving 43 locations in North America, the company offers a full range of fixed base operations; maintenance, repair and overhaul; aircraft charter, sales and management; and large aircraft completions. Landmark Aviation is headquartered in Tempe, Ariz. Landmark Aviation is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group.