Executive Jet Management New VP
Pete Pedicino Appointed New Western Region VP, Management and Charter Sales
Feb. 26, 2006 10:00 AM
Executive Jet® Management (EJM), the leading provider of aircraft management and charter services worldwide, has named Pete Pedicino the Western Region Vice President, Management and Charter Sales. In addition to his Management Sales and Client Relations roles in which he will continue to serve, Pete will manage the company’s charter sales activities in the Western Region, including the Mountain states.
Pedicino will manage the activities of EJM’s charter services office in San Jose, California, and work closely with Charter Sales VP Rick Mondillo in a coordinated sales effort to grow the company’s charter market share and penetration. Pedicino will also oversee Executive Jet Management’s charter sales activities in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington .
“Pete will be responsible to grow the sales revenue generated by our Western region charter team while expanding the number and quality of our managed aircraft fleet. The consolidated and broad approach to managing a defined regional territory is expected to generate significant results in terms of satisfied customers, satisfied employees, and expanded market growth,” said Robert Garrymore, Sr. VP of Client Services for Executive Jet Management.
Pedicino joined Executive Jet Management as vice president, business development for the west coast in 2000. Before joining EJM he served as vice president of Lenicom Network Consulting in Los Angeles , a computer network consulting firm he co-founded. His aviation experience included servicing as charter operations coordinator for Peterson Aviation in Van Nuys, CA and line service for Clay Lacy Aviation in Van Nuys.
Executive Jet Management opened a new Charter Services office at the San Jose Jet Center at the San Jose International Airport in 2004.
“There is growing demand for executive and private jet charter and aircraft management services in the western United States ,” said Albert C. Pod, President and CEO of Executive Jet Management. “Therefore, it is a region where we are focusing our attention to prepare for the future needs of Executive Jet Management and our customers.
“In the past few years we’ve added Charter Services offices in San Jose, Teterboro Airport in Teterboro, NJ , and Midway Airport in Chicago, IL , and they have been extremely successful in boosting our business,” said Pod. “Our customers appreciate the fact that we have a local presence on both coasts and in the Midwest.”
Executive Jet Management’s inside sales staff in the five offices supplements EJM’s nationwide staff of over 30 charter personnel.
Executive Jet Management operates one of the largest managed aircraft fleets in the U.S. The company’s charter fleet in the West totals over 20, based in states such as Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, and Washington.
In 2005, Executive Jet Management earned for its eighth consecutive year the "Best Charter Service" award from Professional Pilot magazine subscribers. This award is a reflection of the company's continued focus on customer service even as it experiences tremendous growth year after year. In addition, Executive Jet Management has earned recognition as a 'Best of the Best' air charter company in last year’s Robb Report Luxury Portfolio issue.
Drawing on 40 years of experience, Executive Jet Management is dedicated to the highest level of safety, security and service. The company has achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification, demonstrating its commitment to service quality and continuous improvement in all areas of the business.
Executive Jet Management is a wholly owned subsidiary of NetJets Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company. This means unrivaled resources to assemble the most talented professionals, sophisticated technologies, and best practices in the industry. For additional information about Executive Jet Management's Charter Services, call 877-356-5387. For Aircraft Management services, call 800-451-2822. Visit the corporate website at www.executivejetmanagement.com