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Pilatus adds new team members

July 4, 2011, Stans, Sui. - Thomas Bosshard, President and CEO of Pilatus Business Aircraft, Ltd.
announced Thursday the appointment of two senior business aviation leaders to the company’s executive staff. Mike Rector has been tapped to be Vice President of Production, and Tom Aniello has been named Vice President of Marketing. Both Rector and Aniello return to Pilatus Business Aircraft , Ltd. after stints with other industry firms.


July 4, 2011
By Carey Fredericks

Rector, a six-year veteran of Pilatus, spent the past three years working for EMTEQ, Inc. 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 suppor ting 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.”