TUCSON, AZ – Robert Clare, Director of Sales for Universal Avionics, announced today that Chris Cannady has been appointed as OEM Sales Manager for the company. Based out of Universal Avionics’ U.S. Midwest Office in Wichita, Kansas, Mr. Cannady’s overall responsibility is to develop and maintain existing sales of the company’s products to U.S. Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM).
“Chris brings a broad range of avionics knowledge and technical sales experience to this position,” said Robert Clare. “He has the capability and depth that will benefit Universal Avionics in its continued development of advanced avionics solutions in the forward fit market,” he added.
With over 24 years of experience working in the industry, Mr. Cannady brings extensive aerospace experience to his new position. Prior to joining Universal Avionics, Mr. Cannady held positions in engineering, management and technical sales in the OEM aviation market with companies such as Boeing Military Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Bombardier/Learjet and Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. Mr. Cannady earned his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Kansas State University.
Universal Avionics is a leading manufacturer of innovative avionics systems for business jets, turboprop aircraft, transport aircraft, helicopters, regional and commercial airliners used by corporate, military and airline operators. The company offers advanced avionics as a retrofit and forward-fit solution for the largest diversification of aircraft types in the industry. As an organization, Universal Avionics is registered in the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) Online Aerospace Supplier Information System (OASIS) as compliant to the standards of the internationally accepted Quality Management System model, AS9100. To learn more about Universal Avionics, visit www.uasc.com/company/about.aspx.