December 8, 2020 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – GA Telesis, LLC ("GAT") announces the appointment of Fred Sontag as Vice President of the newly created Distribution Solutions Group ("DSG"), a division of the GAT Flight Solutions Group ("FSG"). Fred will be responsible for growing the already successful OEM parts distribution agreements being executed by GAT as the Company expands its already burgeoning OEM parts distribution sales to FSG's global customer base.
Sontag brings over 25 years of aerospace experience with an extensive understanding of the OEM and aftermarket services segments. Prior to joining GA Telesis, he was General Manager of Distribution with Wesco Aircraft. Sontag has focused on the aftermarket supply chain throughout his career, holding several positions of increasing responsibility in distribution and sales.
"We are very pleased to have Fred join the GAT family and use his wide range of expertise to reinforce our position as the global leader in aftermarket support solutions," said Jason Reed, President, Flight Solutions Group. "The distribution agreements we continue to enter into create an additional pathway for both GA Telesis and the OEM suppliers to support our mutual customers. When connected to our already expansive portfolio of airframe and engine USM, GSE, Tooling, and Logistics products and services, our new OEM distribution services give FSG the unique ability to further grow the GA Telesis EcosystemTM," added Reed.
"I believe in my head and my heart that GA Telesis' distribution strategy will be the industry aggregator benchmark. I'm excited to share my experience with our global customer base and grow the Distribution Solutions Group into a best-in-class aviation supply chain business," said Sontag.