Tempe, Ariz. – May 6, 2010 – StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, announced today that it has named Marc Wittingen, Director of International Sales for the company’s Airlines & Fleets business sector.
In this position, Wittingen will be responsible for leadership of the sales force, customer relationship management, and capturing new opportunities in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Russia, Asia and the Pacific Rim. He will also develop and execute sales and marketing strategies in each of these regions.
“The breadth of Marc’s experience and his demonstrated leadership in our PW100 business makes him the ideal candidate for this position and provides the Airlines & Fleets sector with the strategic oversight it needs to aggressively pursue its global sales objectives,” said StandardAero Vice President of Airlines & Fleets’ Sales, Marketing & Business Development, Jennifer McNeill.
Prior to today’s announcement, Wittingen served as the Director of Customer Programs for StandardAero’s PW100 business in Tilburg, Netherlands. Wittingen came to StandardAero in 2008 from KLM Engineering and Maintenance / Air France Industries, where he held positions in their Marketing, Sales & Customer Service and Business Development divisions, responsible for developing, capturing and managing commercial aircraft maintenance contracts in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Wittingen holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering & Management from the University of Twente in the Netherlands.
StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company with nearly $1.4 billion in annual revenue, specializes in engine maintenance, repair and overhaul, and nose-to-tail services that include airframe, interior refurbishments and paint for business and general aviation, air transport, and military aircraft. The company, part of the DAE Engineering division, forms a global services network of 12 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, with an additional 14 regionally located service and support locations.
About DAE: www.dubaiaerospace.com
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise is building a globally recognized aerospace corporation with operations from aircraft leasing, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), and Aviation IT solutions. It is creating an innovative business that builds on the dynamics of Dubai and continuous growth in aviation.
Headquartered in Dubai, the group is growing through a series of phased developments and acquisitions to become a global player and to produce an integrated aerospace cluster, based at Dubai World Central – the new 140 square kilometer airport and logistics city being constructed in Jebel Ali, Dubai. It is forming international partnerships at the highest level of industry with the aim of establishing one of the most innovative and successful businesses in the global aerospace industry within the next decade