May 2, 2012 – Chicago, IL -- Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for the business aviation industry, has announced the addition of Neil W. Book as Co-President, and the promotion of JSSI veteran, Susan K. Marr, to Co-President.
The shared leadership roles of Mr. Book and Ms. Marr will be delineated by the company’s core areas of operations. Mr. Book will be responsible for Sales, Marketing and Technical Services Operations, while Ms. Marr will lead the Legal, Human Resources, Client Services, and Office Services Teams.
Mr. Book joins JSSI as Co-President from Juniper Networks, where he was Vice President of Mobility. Directing the mobile security business unit of one of the fastest growing organizations in the company, Mr. Book’s role began at Juniper in connection with its acquisition of SMobile Systems, where he had served as President and Chief Executive Officer. Under his leadership, SMobile Systems was a pioneer in the mobile security industry, providing industry leading security software to consumers and enterprises in the rapidly emerging smartphone and tablet market. Mr. Book began his career at AT&T where he held various management positions. His prior experience also includes leading Sales and Business Development at FedCel Corp. For the past several years, Mr. Book has served on the JSSI Board of Directors as an advisor and valuable advocate for the JSSI business.
Mr. Book is a graduate of the University of Delaware. He holds two patents in the security software domain and is a member of the Board of Directors of The Franklin Mint.
“Neil Book is a wonderful addition to the JSSI leadership team, and I welcome him. His keen business acumen and skillset for developing and growing other businesses will be a tremendous asset to JSSI,” commented Louis C. Seno, Chairman and CEO of JSSI. “I personally look forward to working closely with Neil and my long-time colleague, Susan Marr, to provide strong and effective leadership to JSSI.”
Ms. Marr’s tenure at JSSI includes leadership roles as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel since 2002. Ms. Marr is also CEO of Aviation Insurance Corporation and works closely with the other JSSI leaders to provide direction for the entire organization.
Prior to joining JSSI, Ms. Marr was a partner at the Chicago law firms of Holleb & Coff, and Schiff Hardin where she concentrated on transactional and corporate matters, representing financial institutions and entrepreneurial enterprises. She holds a Juris Doctorate Degree from Northwestern University Law School in Chicago, as well as a Master of Arts Degree from Western Michigan University and a Bachelor of Music Degree from Hope College in Holland, Michigan.
“I am thrilled to be partnering with Neil in this new leadership role,” remarked Susan Marr. “We have a great team and I see this as an opportunity for us to lead JSSI to a new level of success,” added Ms. Marr.
Neil Book commented, “business aviation is crucial to the global economy, and I couldn’t be more excited to join JSSI. I look forward to working closely with Susan as co-president. It is also an honor to work with such a business aviation industry icon as Lou Seno.”
About Jet Support Services, Inc.
Founded in 1989, JSSI is the only hourly cost maintenance provider covering virtually all makes and models of business aircraft, engines and APUs. 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 advisors. For more information please visit www.jetsupport.com.