Piper Aircraft Inc. has named Dana Cox, an experienced aviation business development and sales executive, as the company’s director of Sales for the Asia/Pacific region, headquartered in Brunei.
“Dana’s new position is vital to realizing our continuing globalization initiatives,” said Piper Executive Vice President Randy Groom. “He is well suited to leading the development and expansion of our network of dealers and sales agents in an important region of the world, which is going to be essential to our future growth.”
Global Aerospace Background
With more than 35 years of global aerospace experience, Cox previously served as general manager of International Sales and Operations Management at ITOCHU Aviation Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of ITOCHU Corp., the Tokyo-based trading company. Prior to that he served in several special mission aircraft marketing positions for Beech Aircraft Corp., where he also was a regional marketing manager in the Pacific Rim and in Europe. Cox holds a degree in Business Administration from Wichita State University, where his major was International Marketing.
Part of Global Expansion
Piper has positioned three successful sales executives to lead network development in the Asia/Pacific region, the Americas region, and in Europe, Middle East and Africa. It has also strengthened its sales office in Brunei by locating the global fleet sales director in that office.