NEW YORK, NY (December 22, 2015) – FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that Daniel MacLellan has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Operations.
“We appreciate and value Dan’s in-depth understanding of our business and his many contributions since joining us in 1994,” said Bruce Whitman, Chairman, President & CEO. “Dan’s leadership, innovative approach, and the ways he continues to strengthen FlightSafety, significantly contribute to our success.”
Dan is responsible for FlightSafety’s global Learning Center operations. He provides guidance and support for the Centers, the development, management and delivery of training programs, and interaction with aviation regulatory agencies worldwide. Dan’s responsibilities also include Customer service and the entry into service of flight simulators and other advanced training devices.
He has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility during his career with FlightSafety. Dan served as Worldwide Sales Director at the former FlightSafety Boeing Company, Regional Marketing Manager, Assistant Manager of the Wilmington Center, Manager of the Dallas Center, Regional Operations Manager, with responsibility for six locations, and most recently, Vice President, Operations.
Dan received an Associate’s degree in Psychology from Quincy College, and a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Suffolk University. He also completed a Marketing Certification Program at the University of Pennsylvania-Wharton Business School as well as additional training for Entrepreneurship at Southern Methodist University. Dan holds a commercial pilot license with single and multi-engine ratings, as well as a private glider rating.
FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides more than a million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.