WACO, Texas, July 22, 2013 — Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. has appointed Sam Jantzen as the company’s Vice President of Marketing.
In his new role, Jantzen will be responsible for all aspects of the company's marketing, from strategy to execution. Visit with Jantzen and other members of the Blackhawk team during AirVenture Oshkosh, July 29-Aug. 4 in Oshkosh, Wisc.
"Sam's experience, relationships and marketing savvy further expand our depth and capability in this important function," said Blackhawk President and CEO Jim Allmon. Building on a lifetime of aviation involvement as a pilot and industry leader, Jantzen's business acumen adds a valuable dimension to Blackhawk's marketing process, Allmon added.
As part of the Blackhawk team, Jantzen continues a business aviation career that has included executive positions with Cessna Aircraft, Fairchild Aircraft, Commuter Air Technology and Raisbeck Engineering. Jantzen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Oklahoma State and a Master of Business degree from Colorado State University.
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, making Blackhawk the largest non-OEM 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, see the company’s website: www.blackhawk.aero.
Kromer is a 30-year industry veteran with experience and expertise in sales, marketing, and management.
Hudson Rodrigues has joined the company as Director of Sales–Brazil, reporting to Edwin Black, Director, Global Sales.
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.