Hawker Beechcraft appoints Jim Holcombe


Jim Holcombe becomes vice president of Beechcraft Marketing

Jim HolcombeHawker Beechcraft
Corporation has announced the appointment of Jim Holcombe as vice president of
Beechcraft Marketing. In this role, Holcombe is responsible for global
marketing and branding of the company’s Beechcraft products. He assumes the
role alongside 21-year HBC veteran, Ron Gunnarson, vice president of Hawker

Holcombe brings more than
20 years of aviation experience to Hawker Beechcraft. Most recently, he served
as the executive vice president of sales/marketing and chief operating officer
for Piaggio America.
He was also the senior vice president of marketing for Gulfstream.

Holcombe holds a bachelor’s
degree in marketing from the University
of Mississippi and a master’s degree
in management from Pepperdine
University. He is also a
former Marine Corps pilot and a retired Naval Commander with the Naval Reserve.