October 28, 2020 – Helsinki, Finland – GA Telesis Engine Services OY (“GATES”), the engine heavy maintenance unit of global aviation integrator GA Telesis, LLC, (“GAT or the Company”) announces the appointment of Randy Harker as Sales Director Americas. As part of the company’s Turbine Vision 2020 (“TV 2020”) strategy, GATES is stepping up its global presences with both talent and strategic operations. He is one of several industry pros to join GATES as the scope of TV 2020 grows. Harker will be responsible for the North and South American markets.
Harker brings nearly 20 years of sales experience with extensive knowledge of the aircraft engine repair business. Before joining GATES, he was with GE Aviation for 13 years, where he held various positions encompassing component repair, engine shop visits, Used Serviceable Materials (USM), and fleet engine sales. He began his career in the sale of borescopes and videoscopes to the aviation sector.
“We are thrilled that Randy is joining the GA Telesis family,” said Russ Shelton, President Engine Strategy Group. “His wide range of aircraft engine technical knowledge, experience, and industry relationships will be a key driver of TV 2020 and GATES as it expands its service offerings in support of our global customer base.”
“I am very excited to join such a prestigious and dynamic company. I look forward to working with the team to grow our business by offering comprehensive solutions that bring value to our customers,” added Harker.