Thomas Bosshard, president and chief
executive officer of Pilatus Business Aircraft has announced the appointment of
two vice presidents . Mike Rector has been appointed as vice president of
production and Tom Aniello has been named vice president of marketing. Both
Rector and Aniello return to Pilatus Business Aircraft.
Rector, a six years with Pilatus,
spent the past three years working for EMTEQ and ACC Integrated Services
managing engineering and operations. In his new role at Pilatus, Rector
will be responsible for all engineering, fabrication, and installation of
interiors, avionics, and maintenance for the company’s operations in North and South America.
Aniello returns to Pilatus
bringing over twenty-four years of experience within the aerospace industry.
Most recently, he spent the past five years leading the global marketing
efforts for Cessna Aircraft Company. At Pilatus, Aniello will have
responsibility for development and implementation of marketing strategies,
branding initiatives and promotional activities supporting Pilatus products and
services in North and South America.
“We are very pleased to have both Mike and
Tom rejoin our leadership team at Pilatus”,
stated Bosshard. “They bring a wealth of business aviation experience to the
company, and have proven themselves effective leaders in the Pilatus
organization. In their new roles, they will be a key part of continuing the
growth of the general aviation division of Pilatus
through a strategy of superior quality aircraft, outstanding customer service,
and innovative new products.”