Gulfstream Names Allan Stanton Regional Vice President for Sales in Middle East

SAVANNAH, Ga., December 12, 2012 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has appointed Allan Stanton as regional vice president for International Sales in the Middle East.  Stanton, who is based in Dubai, reports to Trevor Esling, regional senior vice president, International Sales, for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

“Allan has lived inDubaifor many years and has built and cultivated relationships with companies, governments and individuals throughout theMiddle East,” said Scott Neal, senior vice president, Sales and Marketing, Gulfstream.  “He brings with him extensive knowledge of their aircraft needs and the Middle East market.  He will become an invaluable resource for Gulfstream and our customers there.”

Prior to joining Gulfstream, Stanton served for seven years as a regional sales director for Hawker Beechcraft in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey.  Before joining Hawker Beechcraft in 2006 as a member of the Sales team for preowned aircraft, Stanton sold aircraft for Elite Jets Dubai and maintenance programs for JSSI International in Africa, the Middle East and India.

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world’s most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft. Gulfstream has produced more than 2,000 aircraft for customers around the world since 1958. To meet the diverse transportation needs of the future, Gulfstream offers a comprehensive fleet of aircraft, comprising the wide-cabin, high-speed Gulfstream G150®; the new large-cabin, mid-range Gulfstream G280®; the large-cabin, long-range Gulfstream G450®; the large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G550® and the ultra-large-cabin, ultra-long-range G650®. Gulfstream also offers aircraft ownership services via Gulfstream Pre-Owned Aircraft Sales®. The company employs more than 12,500 people at 12 major locations. We invite you to visit our website for more information and photos of Gulfstream aircraft at

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