Gulfstream’s facility in St. Louis, Illinois, has a new general manager: Murtaza Hassan is now overseeing service centre operations. Reporting to Joseph Rivera, vice president of service centre operations, Hassan’s remit covers safety, quality, customer satisfaction and continuous improvement.
“We are pleased to welcome Murtaza back to the Gulfstream team,” said Derek Zimmerman, president, Gulfstream Customer Support. “As former director of operations for the Gulfstream Savannah service centre, he brings a tremendous amount of Gulfstream knowledge and experience to this position.”
Hassan has more than 20 years of aviation maintenance experience. He returns to Gulfstream after having served as a director at Dassault. He also has extensive experience with Jet Aviation, serving as director of maintenance and operations in Singapore, and previously working as the chief inspector for Flexjet’s Part 135 operations and two Part 145 repair stations. Hassan also worked in operations management for Bombardier and Atlantic Aero.
In addition to his business aviation experience, Hassan spent several years at an airline, where he held various positions in maintenance and training. He is a licensed airframe and powerplant maintenance technician.