- Product Support
- Product Enhancements
SAVANNAH, Ga., June 29, 2012 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently named Pedro Mercado a national sales manager for Product Support Interior Refurbishment Sales. Mercado’s territory is the Eastern Seaboard of the United States, from South Carolina to Maine. He reports to Matthew Duntz, director, Product Support Interior Refurbishment Sales.
In his new position, Mercado is responsible for sales of interior aircraft enhancements for Gulfstream customers. These include avionics upgrades, interior component replacement and reconfiguration, the installation of sound-suppression materials, and paint services.
Most recently, Mercado spent nearly five years as a service center supervisor for Interior Refurbishment at Gulfstream Long Beach in California. His duties included overseeing multiple interior refurbishment programs, from the preplanning stage to the aircraft induction and delivery stages.
His 16-year Gulfstream career also includes five years as the lead in three areas of Product Support: Aircraft Systems, Interior Panels and the Avionics back shop. Mercado also spent five years as an aircraft and powerplant (A&P) technician and plumber in Aircraft Systems.
Mercado joined the aviation industry in 1995 as an A&P technician for Southern Aviation Maintenance in Santa Ana, Calif. He earned his A&P license at Aviation High School in Queens, N.Y.
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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 2,000 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 new large-cabin, mid-range Gulfstream G280®; the large-cabin, mid-range Gulfstream G350®; the large-cabin, long-range Gulfstream G450®; the large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G500®; the large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G550® and the ultra-large-cabin, ultra-long-range G650®. Gulfstream also offers aircraft ownership services via Gulfstream Pre-Owned Aircraft Sales®. The company employs more than 12,500 people at 12 major locations. We invite you to visit our website for more information and photos of Gulfstream aircraft at www.gulfstream.com.General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, employs approximately 93,000 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies. More information about the company is available on the Internet 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.