ABACE 2012 – Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the only hourly cost maintenance provider covering virtually all makes and models of aircraft, engines and APUs, announced that Robert “Bob” Wilke will be Vice President, Business Development for all of Asia, in addition to his current responsibilities in the Middle East.
Mr. Wilke joined JSSI in 2009 with a well-established career in business aviation and aircraft finance. His career in aircraft finance began at Michigan National Bank, followed by positions at CMI Corporation, where he helped launch a new aviation finance practice. Mr. Wilke also worked in leadership positions at Boeing Capital, Bombardier Aerospace and GMAC Commercial Finance. Before joining JSSI, Mr. Wilke was a consultant for TRIAX Partners, working with business aircraft owners and operators.
“Bob understands the needs of the operators in the Asian markets, and he will be instrumental in helping JSSI build relationships here for the long term,” commented Lou Seno, Chairman and CEO of JSSI. “His knowledge of aircraft transactions in a global market makes him uniquely qualified to inform our clients and prospects of the unique value of the JSSI Programs,” added Seno.
“I am extremely excited about representing JSSI in this rapidly growing business aviation region and adding to the significant client base that is already established here in Asia,” remarked Bob Wilke.
Mr. Wilke earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting at Western Michigan University and an MBA in finance at the University of Detroit.
About Jet Support Services, Inc.
Founded in 1989, JSSI (ABACE Booth #H617) is the largest, 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 certified technical service representatives. For more information please visit www.jetsupport.com.
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