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GA Telesis’ Flight Solutions Group Promotes Industry Veteran Jim Sokol to Senior Vice President of Sales – Americas

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March 5, 2024 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – GA Telesis, LLC (“GAT”) announces that industry veteran Jim Sokol has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Americas Sales for the Flight Solutions Group (“FSG”). In the new role, Jim will continue to support GA Telesis’ global Ecosystem by providing the highest level of team leadership and customer advocacy. Jim leads the Americas sales team and brings a superior level of established integrity, aviation acumen, customer relationships, and operational experience, supporting FSG’s commitment to expanding GA Telesis’ footprint in the industry.

Sokol joined GAT in July 2022 and has 40+ years of experience as an executive leader in the airline, MRO, and transportation sectors. Jim joins an already strong FSG team, bringing a proficient knowledge of operational aviation backgrounds, established relationships across the industry, and proven impact with customers worldwide. Sokol believes in helping his customers simplify results, improve asset availability, and deliver on the necessary strategies of focusing on their core competencies while improving airline bottom line CASM results.

“Since I arrived at GA Telesis, we have driven significant change and growth in our Americas team; they deserve a lot of credit,” said Sokol. “GA Telesis is really redefining the aftermarket in aviation, and I am tremendously proud to be a part of it. The entire Ecosystem within the company is incredibly powerful and comprehensively draws us closer to the customer in all facets of their business.   It’s a great feeling to be part of that since my arrival a short time ago,” he added.

“Jim has done a wonderful job driving FSG’s overall footprint in the industry wider by the day by introducing more and more new customers into the GA Telesis Ecosystem,” said Jason Reed, President of Flight Solutions Group. “His fabulous energy and network have opened doors beyond recognition and have given my team clear and present growth in a region where we saw tremendous potential. It’s exciting to have Jim on a team of home run hitters that already provides an enormous amount of value-based solutions to our customers worldwide,” added Reed.

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 Component Solutions, Leasing/Financing, Logistics 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,” built from a reputation for unsurpassed excellence and integrity.

For further information, please contact Rylan France at rfrance@gatelesis.com.