Gulfstream names new vice president
Jan 13, 2013 (Savannah Morning News - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has promoted Steve Cass to the position of vice president of communications.
Cass will oversee internal and external communications at Gulfstream, reporting to Scott Neal, senior vice president of sales and marketing.
"In today's 24-7 news cycle, it is imperative for Gulfstream to have an experienced, visionary leader at the helm of Communications," Neal said. "Steve brings 25 years of military and business aviation experience to this role, including 15 years of representing Gulfstream to customers, dignitaries, media and industry."
Prior to being named vice president of communications, Cass worked at Gulfstream as director of sales support. In that position he was responsible for coordinating activities at the company's Savannah Sales and Design Center; the sales development and sales engineering groups, where he supported new aircraft sales worldwide; and the technical marketing group, where he assisted with new product development programs and product enhancements.
Since joining Gulfstream in 1992, Cass served in preliminary design engineering, where he worked on the GV program, various aircraft design studies, special mission aircraft, sales support and world record analyses. In 1998, he became manager of technical marketing, overseeing a team to develop and present technical and competitive information for use in the marketing and selling of Gulfstream aircraft and supporting the sales team worldwide.
Before coming to Gulfstream, Cass worked for five years at Rockwell International in aircraft conceptual design. A Leadership Savannah graduate and an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, he graduated from Cal Poly Pomona in 1987 with a degree in aerospace engineering.
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