Savannah, Georgia — Gulfstream Aerospace recently promoted Pedro Ruiz to the position of regional vice president of new aircraft sales for Brazil and southern South America. In addition to Brazil, Ruiz will provide Gulfstream sales expertise to customers in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. He reports to Fabio Rebello, regional senior vice president, Sales, Florida and Latin America, Gulfstream.
Ruiz joined Gulfstream in 2007 as a manufacturing technical specialist on the Gulfstream G450 and Gulfstream G550 programmes. He then held several increasingly more senior roles in continuous improvement throughout the company. More recently, he served as a sales development manager for Florida and Latin America before being promoted to regional sales manager for the same region.
Ruiz earned a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, where he also completed a Master of Manufacturing Management degree. He is a graduate of Gulfstream’s Management Development Programme.
A native of Bogota, Colombia, Ruiz is based in West Palm Beach, Florida.