Waco, TX – July 10, 2013 – Jim Allmon, President and CEO of Blackhawk Modifications, Inc., today announced that the company is reorganizing its worldwide sales organization to better serve potential and existing customers. The changes will enable the sales team to more immediately respond to the needs of Blackhawk customers, regardless of location.
“The growth of our company in the international marketplace has been very strong, so we are organizing our company to be ready for additional growth in all market areas,” Allmon said.
Effective immediately, the sales organization will be divided into two groups; Domestic Sales and International Sales. The regional sales managers in the domestic sales group will report to Edwin Black, Vice President of Domestic Sales. Black has been with Blackhawk since 2008. The regional sales managers in the international sales group will report to Bobby Patton, Vice President of International Sales. Patton has been with Blackhawk since 2009.
The sales organization has eight offices; four in North America and one each in Australia, Brazil, South Africa and Switzerland.
“Bobby and Edwin are well versed in Blackhawk products and programs,” Allmon said. “They will provide excellent leadership for the Regional Sales Managers and Blackhawk’s worldwide network of 75 distributors. We are excited about this change as it will benefit all of our customers and distributors.”
Blackhawk Modifications, Inc., founded in 1999 in Waco, Texas, is a recognized aviation leader in providing engine performance solutions to the turboprop fleet. The company has the largest installed fleet of STC twin-engine turboprop engine upgrades and is the largest buyer of new Pratt & Whitney turboprop engines in the world. A worldwide network of approved dealers and service support centers complements Blackhawk’s U.S. facilities. For more information, visit www.blackhawk.aero.
Blackhawk has appointed Edwin Black as director of Global Sales and Scott Cheairs will fill the newly created position of director of Core Parts Sales.
Hudson Rodrigues has joined the company as Director of Sales–Brazil, reporting to Edwin Black, Director, Global Sales.
Jon Adams has joined the company as Director of STC Projects, Administrative Designated Engineering Representative (DER), and Micky Bitcon has been named Chief Financial Officer.