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GULFSTREAM HIRES SHERMAN GRIFFITH AS SALES DIRECTOR, KEY ACCOUNTS, TEXAS
Griffith will represent all six in-production models of Gulfstream business-jet aircraft
SAVANNAH , Ga. , Jan. 23, 2007 – Gulfstream Aerospace has hired Sherman Griffith as sales director of Key Accounts for the state of Texas . In this position, Griffith will represent all six in-production models of Gulfstream business-jet aircraft.
Previously, Griffith was senior vice president for the Corporate Aircraft Finance arm of Bank of America Leasing. Prior to that, he was vice president at Fleet Capital Leasing before its merger with Bank of America in 2004. Earlier in his career, he served as a regional sales manager for SimuFlite Training International, where he managed two multi-state territories, which included Texas and five other states.
Griffith earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Arlington . He holds a commercial pilot license and is a glider instructor. Griffith is a two-time U.S. Open Class National Soaring Champion and a member of the U.S. Soaring Team that competed in the 1995 World Soaring Championships in New Zealand .
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Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world's most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft. Gulfstream has produced more than 1,600 aircraft for customers around the world since 1958. To meet the diverse transportation needs of the future, Gulfstream offers a comprehensive fleet of aircraft, comprising the wide-cabin, high-speed Gulfstream G150 ®; the large-cabin, mid-range Gulfstream G200 ®; the large-cabin, mid-range Gulfstream G350 ®; the large-cabin, long-range G450 ®; the large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G500 ® and the large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G550 ®. Gulfstream also offers aircraft ownership services via Gulfstream Financial Services Division and Gulfstream Pre-Owned Aircraft Sales ®. The company employs more than 7,900 people at seven major locations. We invite you to visit our Web site for more information and photos of Gulfstream aircraft at www.gulfstream.com.
General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church , Virginia , employs approximately 81,100 people worldwide and expects 2006 revenues of approximately $24 billion. The company is a market leader in mission-critical information systems and technologies; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and business aviation. More information about the company is available online at www.generaldynamics.com.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world's most technologically-advanced business jet aircraft.