ATLANTA, Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Atlanta based Precision Aviation Group (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the Worldwide Aerospace and Defense industries, announces the addition of four industry leaders to its growing sales team. Christian Medina joins as MRO Sales Executive, supporting the Precision Heliparts – Latin America (PHP-BR) office in São Paulo, Brazil, Robert Lanier joins PAG as a Regional Sales Executive based in Dallas, Texas supporting the Precision Heliparts – Lafayette (PHP-LA) office, Samantha Butero joins as Regional Sales Executive supporting Precision Aero Technology (PAT) based in Long Beach, California and Joel Knight expands our Precision Heliparts (PHP) Sales Executive team based in Atlanta, Georgia.
“The four industry leaders we’ve hired will help us continue to scale, and play a key role in executing our growth strategy in the targeted markets where we have MRO, Sales and Distribution facilities”, said David Mast, President and CEO of PAG. Mast added, “So many business and personal interactions can be anonymous – customers want a very personalized experience when choosing a partner. Customers have extremely high expectations when it comes to service and our teams consistently deliver “exceptional service”. Samantha, Christian, Robert and Joel each have a track record of providing superior service to clients and a proven record of delivering sales results. They are seasoned professionals dedicated to helping us build an even stronger PAG.”
Christian Medina is the company’s newest MRO Sales Executive for Latin America, and will be based in Atlanta. Prior to joining the company, Medina served as Regional Sales Manager for a Georgia based parts broker. He received his Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and served as Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, where he oversaw technical maintenance, managed aviation logistics support, was a test cell operator and a helicopter dynamic component mechanic. We thank him for his service and appreciate the opportunity to continue a proud tradition of hiring Military veterans.
Robert Lanier brings 25 years of Aviation experience in sales, distribution, and manufacturing to our team. During his impressive aviation career, Lanier has held several key roles, including Product Manager at a major OEM, e-commerce manager, and program manager, working with a variety of markets, including Australia, Asia and Europe.
Samantha Butero is a proven industry sales leader with more than a decade of experience providing aviation sales, management and service to customers across the Western U.S. and Canada. She brings innovative ideas in how to connect and partner with customers and a graceful tenacity to ensure her clients’ needs are fully understood and served. Her aviation experience, working with executive leadership teams on new business development, client retention and service, will enable us to better support our West Coast customers.
Joel Knight is an experienced aviation professional, having served as a key account manager for a world leader in material management for commercial and military aerospace and for a global supply chain provider for OEMs and the MROs, and Airlines. His 10 years of experience in managing large fleet operators across the globe and personalized customer service skills make him a perfect fit for PHP Atlanta’s team.
About Precision Aviation Group (PAG)
Precision Aviation Group (PAG) is a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry. With 10 locations and more than 250,000-square-feet of sales and service facilities in the United States, Canada, Australia and Brazil, PAG uses its distinct business units and customer-focused business model to serve aviation customers through two business functions – Aviation Supply Chain and its trademarked Inventory Supported Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (ISMRO®) services.
PAG provides MRO and Supply Chain Solutions for Fixed and Rotary-wing aircraft through: Precision Heliparts – PHP (www.heliparts.com); Precision Aviation Services – PAS (www.