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Diamond Aircraft Appoints Director of Marketing and Sales for D-JET

Dec. 3, 2007, London, Ont. - Diamond Aircraft has appointed Mark Lee as  Director of Marketing and Sales for D-Jet, Diamond’s personal light jet.

December 3, 2007  By Carey Fredericks

phpmarkleeDec. 3, 2007, London, Ont. – Diamond Aircraft has appointed Mark Lee as
Director of Marketing and Sales for D-Jet, Diamond’s personal light jet. Lee
will be responsible for the overall marketing and sales programs for the new  Diamond D-JET worldwide and will be located at the company’s facility in London, Ont.He will report to Heike Larson, Vice President for Sales and Marketing for North America.

“Diamond continues to strengthen its leadership as we attract talent from a variety of backgrounds,” said Ms Larson. “Mark has a great track record of accomplishment and success championing innovation and applying marketing fundamentals at companies that operate in high-tech, competitive businesses. We are delighted he has joined Diamond and will play a key role with our customers and partners as we bring the D-Jet to market.”

Lee brings to Diamond more than 20 years of marketing and business
development leadership and management experience with leading global
companies in the software and telecom industries. He joins Diamond from
Microsoft Corporation, where he held a variety of progressively responsible
product management and other marketing roles, planning and launching new
products and growing the business for Windows and other Microsoft brands.
Prior to Microsoft, he held marketing management positions at Nortel
Networks. Mr. Lee earned his MBA from Vanderbilt University, and a BA in
Broadcasting from Western Kentucky University. Lee is a private pilot
and has been an airplane owner.

“Diamond Aircraft’s completeness of vision and ability to execute make it
one of the most inspiring companies in general aviation,” said Lee. “I
am thrilled and honored to have this opportunity to work with Diamond, its
customers, and its partners to enable more pilots to become jet pilots and
benefit from the capability, safety and reliability of turbine-powered


About Diamond Aircraft
Diamond Aircraft is a leading manufacturer of modern composite aircraft, and
the only company to offer a full line of personal aircraft, from the DA20
two-seat trainer, to the DA40 family of 4-seat pistons, the DA42 light twin
turbo-diesel, the DA50 5-seat high-performance single-engine, and the
D-JET, a 5-seat Personal Light Jet, as well type-specific flight training
devices. Diamond Aircraft operates three factories in Austria, Canada and
China, making it the only GA manufacturer with a truly global operation.
For more information on Diamond Aircraft, call 888-359-3220 or visit


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