LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (October 29, 2012) – FlightSafety International announces that David Davenport has been promoted to Senior Vice President of the company, effective November 1, 2012. David assumes overall responsibility for FlightSafety’s Sales, Marketing, and Teammate Resources.
“We are pleased to promote David Davenport to Senior Vice President,” said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO. “David’s added responsibilities include management of our Sales, Marketing, and Teammate Resources organizations. His leadership of these important areas demonstrates FlightSafety’s Customer focus and long-standing commitment to provide the highest quality products and service. It also reinforces our commitment to recognize and reward our Teammates and to provide comprehensive benefits and opportunities for advancement.”
David joined FlightSafety in 1996 as Assistant Manager of the West Palm Beach Learning Center and then served as Director, CAA Training, at FlightSafety Academy prior to being named Assistant Manager of the Atlanta Center.
He became Manager of the Savannah Center in 2005 and assumed responsibility for FlightSafety’s Gulfstream aircraft training programs. He was promoted to Regional Operations Manager in 2008 and relocated to the company’s corporate offices in New York following his promotion to Vice President in September 2012.
David graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1982 with a degree in business management and then served in the Air Training Command.
FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides more than a million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 154 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Japan, South Africa, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.