BENGALURU, India. (Feb. 6, 2013) – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced the appointment of Ted Farid as vice president of sales for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, which includes all of North and South Asia and India. In this role, Farid oversees sales activities in a region that is essential to the company’s future success with many of the countries in the APAC region featuring some of the world’s fastest growing economies and infrastructures.
Since joining HBC in 1996, Farid has served in a variety of leadership roles with the company. Most recently, he served as senior vice president for International Sales and New Business Development. Prior to HBC, he held leadership positions in international sales and marketing at both Bombardier Learjet and Cessna Aircraft Company.
Farid’s extensive worldwide sales experience and proven leadership skills make him an excellent choice to lead the company’s efforts in this region. He received a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Northrop Institute of Technology in Inglewood, Calif., and is a private pilot.
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation is a world-leading manufacturer of business, special mission, light attack and trainer aircraft – designing, marketing and supporting aviation products and services for businesses, governments and individuals worldwide. The company’s headquarters and facilities are located in Wichita, Kan., with operations in Little Rock, Ark.; Chester, England, U.K.; and Chihuahua, Mexico. The company leads the industry with a global network of more than 90 factory-owned and authorized service centers. For more information, visit www.hawkerbeechcraft.com.