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GA Telesis Names Russell Bonnell, President of its MRO Division

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GA Telesis named Russell Bonnell, President of its MRO division, effective January 1, 2012. Consisting of two businesses – GA Telesis Composite Repair Group, based in Ft. Lauderdale and GA Telesis Component Repair Group Southeast, based at Miami International Airport – the division has over 100 employees and is a significant portion of GA Telesis’ overall revenue and global growth strategy.

Prior to this position, Mr. Bonnell held the position of Sr. Vice President of Global Sales where he oversaw all domestic and international sales efforts related to the Aircraft Systems Group, Turbine Engine Group, and MRO divisions. His efforts led to year-on-year growth and expansion of global sales. He was also responsible for spearheading the Company’s successful global cross-selling initiatives. Mr. Bonnell joined the company in 2004 as Vice President of the Aircraft Systems Group and also brings more than 25 years of prior industry experience.

Mr. Bonnell will be tasked with an aggressive growth strategy consisting of increased and enhanced capabilities through both M&A and organic growth.

“Russell, is an unbelievable talent and has the industry and management expertise to take our MRO division to the next level,” said Abdol Moabery, President and CEO of GA Telesis. “His drive and dedication to excellence provides unmatched leadership for this division’s growth potential,” he added.

“I am looking forward to the challenge ahead,” commented Bonnell. “Our MRO businesses present an opportunity to grow our service offerings to our global customer base, while also expanding our footprint,” he stated.

GA Telesis is a global leader in the commercial aerospace support industry. With sales, distribution, and maintenance facilities throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. GA Telesis specializes in commercial aircraft and jet engine leasing, component maintenance, as well as maintaining one of the world’s largest replacement aerospace component inventory networks. GA Telesis serves the world’s largest airlines and maintenance organizations with support for Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Douglas, and Embraer aircraft and components as well as CFM International, General Electric, Honeywell, International Aero Engine, Pratt & Whitney, and Rolls-Royce turbine jet engines and replacement components.

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