FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DAVID RIMMER NAMED PRESIDENT OF EXCELAIRE
RONKONKOMA, NEW YORK, June 10, 2011 – ExcelAire, one of the nation’s leading
private jet charter and aircraft management firms, today announced that David Rimmer
was named President, effective immediately.
Most recently, Mr. Rimmer served as Executive Vice President of ExcelAire, where he
was responsible for overseeing all of the company’s charter operations, customer service
and marketing programs as well as participating in strategic planning for the company.
He joined ExcelAire in 2003 as Vice President for sales and marketing. Prior to joining
ExcelAire, Mr. Rimmer was a broadcasting industry executive at Bloomberg LP, Sony,
and the ABC and NBC Radio networks. Mr. Rimmer has written extensively about
aviation as a former senior editor at Business and Commercial Aviation.
“We are thrilled to promote David to President,” said Bob Sherry, CEO and Founder of
ExcelAire. “He has made significant contributions to our growth over the past eight years
and is widely respected among our staff, customers and within the aviation industry.
David is the perfect choice to continue to build ExcelAire’s business.”
An industry leader, Mr. Rimmer serves on the Air Charter Committee for the NATA, and
on the Board of Governors for the Air Charter Safety Foundation. Mr. Rimmer is also a
member of the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) Corporate Aviation
Management Committee. He is a survivor of the September 29, 2006 aviation accident
Mr. Rimmer is a frequently-quoted aviation expert, and has appeared in many global
media outlets including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, International Herald
Tribune, industry trade publications, and ABC News’ Nightline. He is also in high
demand as a public speaker and has addressed aviation industry and other audiences
throughout the world.
ExcelAire (www.excelaire.com) is one of the nation’s leading private jet charter firms,
specializing in worldwide private jet charters, aircraft management, maintenance and
sales. The company maintains office and hangar space at Long Island MacArthur Airport
(ISP). Further information about the entire ExcelAire fleet, including downloadable
photos and individual aircraft specifications, is available at ExcelAire’s website,
www.excelaire.com or by calling 1-800-773-9235.
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For more information, contact:
Lisa Hendrickson, LCH Communications