Gulfstream Names Susan Herring Director of Initial Phase Operations Finance

SAVANNAH, Ga., February 27, 2014 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently named Susan Herring director, Initial Phase Operations Finance. She reports to Kevin Dutton, vice president, Operations Finance, Gulfstream.

In her new role, Herring will direct financial strategies for Initial Phase Operations for all large cabin programs. In addition, she will work closely with the Material and Procurement team on supplier negotiations for Initial Phase Manufacturing.

“Over the past 14 years, Susan has been the backbone of Initial Phase Manufacturing and Material Finance,” said Dutton. “She has a deep knowledge of the large-cabin product lines and Initial Phase business areas, which, along with her financial expertise and excellent leadership, will serve Gulfstream well.”

Herring joined Gulfstream in 2000 as a budget analyst and has held a number of positions, including finance manager of Gulfstream G450 and G550 product lines and senior finance manager of Initial Phase Operations and Advanced Aircraft Programs.

Herring earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration, with an emphasis in accounting, from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.

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 2,200 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 Gulfstream G150®; the Gulfstream G280®; the Gulfstream G450®; the Gulfstream G550® and the Gulfstream G650®. Gulfstream also offers aircraft ownership services via Gulfstream Pre-Owned Aircraft Sales®. The company employs more than 14,000 people at 12 major locations. We invite you to visit our website for more information and photos of Gulfstream aircraft at