Robert Knebel joins Embraer


Knebel appointed as vice president, sales for US, Canada and the Caribean

Embraer has appointed Robert
Knebel vice president, Executive Aircraft Sales for US, Canada and the Caribbean.

Knebel will lead the field-based team of regional sales managers throughout North America. He will be also responsible for
operational areas in the new Executive
Jets Customer
Center in Melbourne, Florida,
including the new aircraft contracts and specification functions.

“Robert is a seasoned aviation sales
professional and his knowledge of the executive jet business is the result of
more than 30 years in the industry,” said Ernest Edwards, Embraer president
Executive Jets. “I’m confident that
his experience in the fractional sector over the past seven years will bring
wisdom to our business and guide us as we move forward.”

Knebel started his career in various sales and general management roles with
Gates Learjet, Securaplane and Cessna Citation. He advanced to executive
aviation management and sales positions for some of the leading aircraft

He is an experienced private pilot with multi-engine and instrument ratings as
well as a Cessna Citation type-rating.