December 8, 2020 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – GA Telesis, LLC (“GAT”) announces the appointment of Fred Sontag as Vice President of the newly created Distribution Solutions Group (“DSG”), a division of the GAT Flight Solutions Group (“FSG”).  Fred will be responsible for growing the already successful OEM parts distribution agreements being executed by GAT as the Company expands its already burgeoning OEM parts distribution sales to FSG’s global customer base.

Sontag brings over 25 years of aerospace experience with an extensive understanding of the OEM and aftermarket services segments.  Prior to joining GA Telesis, he was General Manager of Distribution with Wesco Aircraft. Sontag has focused on the aftermarket supply chain throughout his career, holding several positions of increasing responsibility in distribution and sales.

“We are very pleased to have Fred join the GAT family and use his wide range of expertise to reinforce our position as the global leader in aftermarket support solutions,” said Jason Reed, President, Flight Solutions Group.  “The distribution agreements we continue to enter into create an additional pathway for both GA Telesis and the OEM suppliers to support our mutual customers.  When connected to our already expansive portfolio of airframe and engine USM, GSE, Tooling, and Logistics products and services, our new OEM distribution services give FSG the unique ability to further grow the GA Telesis Ecosystem™,” added Reed.

“I believe in my head and my heart that GA Telesis’ distribution strategy will be the industry aggregator benchmark. I’m excited to share my experience with our global customer base and grow the Distribution Solutions Group into a best-in-class aviation supply chain business,” said Sontag.

About GA Telesis

GA Telesis is the leading provider of integrated services in the commercial aviation industry. Through the GA Telesis Ecosystem™, the Company is distinctly positioned, across six continents, to leverage its resources to create innovative solutions for its customers. Consisting of global operations encompassing leasing/financing, component solutions, and MRO Services business units for landing gear, component/composite, and turbine engine repair, as well as digital solutions, the GA Telesis Ecosystem™ provides an unparalleled resource to airlines. The Company’s core business is its mission to ensure “Customer Success” which is built from a reputation for unsurpassed excellence and integrity.

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