WEST STAR AVIATION Welcomes New Regional Sales Manager

East Alton, IL, June 30, 2014 – West Star Aviation recently announced they have hired Ed Henry as Regional Sales Manager. Ed will be responsible for the eastern territory of the United States including: Washington D.C., Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Ed has over 40 years of experience in general and corporate aviation, graduating from Pennsylvania College of Technologies with a degree in Aviation Maintenance Technologies. Throughout the beginning of his career, Ed worked as an A&P Mechanic at several shops and as Director of Maintenance for a corporate flight department. After changing direction into a sales role, Ed has spent the last 30 years as a Regional Sales Manager in the Mid-Atlantic region. 

“We always look for a solid background in the industry when considering a candidate for a position at West Star,” says Jim Swehla, Cofounder/Executive Vice President, West Star Aviation. “Ed certainly has the background and expertise to succeed in this position, and we are excited to have him join the team.”

In his new position, Ed will be responsible for sales activities for the Eastern Region as well as maintaining relationships with current customers and cultivating relationships with new customers. Ed can be contacted directly at 618-610-3081 or ehenry@wsa.aero.

West Star Aviation, Inc. specializes in the repair and maintenance of airframes, windows, and engines, as well as major modifications, avionics installation and repair, interior refurbishment, surplus avionics sales, accessory services, paint and parts.

In addition to its facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; and Columbia, SC. West Star Aviation runs the maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO and at Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, MO. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its newly remodeled East Alton and Grand Junction facilities. West Star Aviation, Inc. is an industry leader in technical experience and expertise while providing world-class customer services in all the organization’s divisions. For more information visit http://www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421. 

 

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