Avjet Corporation Announces Promotions

January 7, 2013

Mark H. Lefever Promoted to President/COO, Richard W. Hildenbrand to President

BURBANK, Calif. — Avjet Corporation, an international provider of aircraft charter, sales and management solutions, today announced the promotions of Mark H. Lefever to president and chief operating officer and Richard W. Hildenbrand to president.

“Mark has been the cornerstone of our success in charter, driving the service excellence for which we are recognized around the world,” said Marc Foulkrod, Avjet’s chairman and CEO. “Mark deserves tremendous credit for making Avjet a leader in charter contracts and building our many long-term customer relationships. His extensive knowledge of charter operations will fuel our growth as an international aviation company.”

Mr. Lefever was hired in 1989 as Avjet’s executive vice president and became a partner in the company. He was named Avjet’s president in 2005.

Mr. Hildenbrand has assumed the role of Avjet’s president. He joined Avjet in 1995 as director of aircraft management and was promoted in 2006 to executive vice president.

“Rich’s new role as president will build upon his past work in overseeing our operational and customer service protocols as well as handling FAA compliance and legal issues,” said Mr. Foulkrod. “Rich’s international experience has guided us through the successful efforts to build our business on multiple continents, and will be crucial to Avjet’s continued international expansion. What’s more, his professionalism has helped to establish and maintain the highest standard of customer satisfaction for our growing list of clients.”

About Avjet

Avjet Corporation is an international provider of aircraft charter and management solutions. Specializing in large-cabin, VIP aircraft, the company also offers expert assistance in aircraft sales and acquisitions. Avjet’s leadership in the sales and acquisitions of new and pre-owned Gulfstream, Boeing Business Jet, Bombardier Global, Dassault Falcon and other large cabin jets is recognized around the world. Avjet’s clients maximize the many benefits of private aviation, while reducing the cost and complexity of aircraft ownership. Avjet holds the highest safety ratings by the world’s leading auditing services. 

The company is headquartered in Burbank, Calif., and maintains a global presence in Washington D.C., Seoul, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Moscow and other locations around the globe. 

To learn more about the company, visit www.avjet.com.

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