NEW YORK (January 28, 2016) – FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that Steve Gross has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Commercial. He is responsible for FlightSafety’s business aviation and regional airline training sales activities worldwide.
“Steve is most deserving of this promotion to Senior Vice President, Commercial. Our Customers around the world appreciate and value Steve’s ability to develop and tailor solutions that meet their specific needs,” said Bruce Whitman, Chairman, President & CEO.
He joined FlightSafety in 1996 and has held a number of positions with increasing responsibility since then. Steve has served as Regional Marketing Manager for the northeastern United States, Regional Marketing Director, and Director, Worldwide Sales. He was most recently Vice President, Sales.
“Steve’s commitment and efforts to develop and lead our sales team has helped to establish and maintain FlightSafety’s leadership position in business aviation and regional airline training.” said David Davenport, Executive Vice President.
He graduated from Embry-Riddle University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Administration and holds a Commercial Pilot license with an instrument rating. Steve held several technical support and sales positions with British Aerospace prior to joining FlightSafety.
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.