Thu, Jun 11, 2009
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"All things come to an end... I have successfully
completed my mission at Piper and am leaving the company in very
capable hands. What I was brought in to do has been done, and it is
now time for me to move on to other challenges. Kevin, John and the
rest of the management team are exceptionally talented and
dedicated to the future of Piper. They are seasoned, highly
determined, and will continue what we have created: a
My primary focus when I came to Piper in 2005 was to
turn the company around, create a strong, highly competitive
business, and make Piper a compelling choice for potential buyers,"
Bass said. "Now with the sale of Piper to Imprimis, we have
achieved that major milestone."
Source: Outgoing Piper
President/CEO, James Bass, in remarks made after he
disclosed he was leaving his post effective June 26, 2009.
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