Tempe, Arizona, — Landmark Aviation today announced a new Vice President, Operations, for its Associated Air Center business. Ron Soret, a 20-year industry veteran, brings leadership and quality management expertise to Associated Air Center.
“Ron will be responsible for driving operational improvements through all aspects of the Associated Air Center business,” said President Jeff Bosque. “He will meet customer requirements for quality, cost and delivery – all of which are essential to our critical focus on producing world-class, luxury aircraft interiors.”
Prior to his new role, Soret was Vice President of Quality at Associated Air Center, responsible for meeting all Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) quality compliance requirements.
Soret holds a bachelor of science in aviation maintenance management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He holds FAA airframe and power plant certification, is a Designated Airworthiness Representative (DAR), and also holds a private pilot’s license.
Associated Air Center is an Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ) Authorized Service Center, and a Designated Completion Center and Factory Authorized Service Center for the Boeing Business Jet (BBJ). The operation based at Dallas Love Field offers a full range of design and luxurious completion options for all transport class aircraft.
Landmark Aviation, formerly known as Garrett/Piedmont Hawthorne/Associated, is one of North America’s largest providers of comprehensive services for the business aviation industry. With 44 locations in North America, the company offers a full range of fixed base operations; maintenance, repair and overhaul; aircraft charter, sales and management; and large aircraft completions. Landmark Aviation is headquartered in Tempe, Ariz. Landmark Aviation is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group.