Thu, Aug 06, 2009
New Director To Focus On New Sales And Client
Becker Avionic Inc., the U.S.
subsidiary of Becker Flugfunk GmbH, Wednesday announced the hiring
of Brett Gardner as new Director of Sales and Marketing.
Brett is a long-standing member of the aviation community, and
as a principle member of the Becker Avionics management team will
develop and execute a comprehensive sales and marketing strategy
for the North and South American markets. He will drive overall
business development and focus on strengthening existing Becker
Avionics client relationships.
"We are looking forward to having Brett as part of the Becker
Avionics team. Brett brings a clear vision and powerful leadership
to the U.S.-based management team and will be a tremendous asset to
our clients and future clients," said Markus Schmitz, President and
General Manager of Becker Avionics Inc. "We look forward to
utilizing his strengths in the management of all aspects of sales
and marketing and we are confident that he will greatly complement
our existing goal of continued sales growth."
Before joining Becker Avionics, Brett was serving in the rank of
a Major on voluntary assignment as an Army Reserve Company
Commander with the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command in
Colorado Springs, CO.
Brett has extensive sales management experience, particularly in
areas of sales and business development, and has worked for major
players in the aviation industry, including MD Helicopters (Mesa,
AZ), American Eurocopter (Grand Prairie, TX) and Bell Helicopter
Textron (Fort Worth, TX).
Brett has a BA from the University of Colorado, holds a Commercial
Rotorcraft license and earned his Executive MBA from Baylor
University in Texas.
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