New senior VP of parts and component repair at West Star Aviation


West Star Aviation has appointed Pete McKernan as senior vice president of parts and component repair. McKernan will be responsible for overseeing West Star Aviation’s landing gear and accessory departments along with their affiliates, Avant and DAS. He has more than 35 years of aviation experience working at Cessna/Textron, holding various roles including business leader for ProAdvantage programs, director of aftermarket finance and vice president, parts and programs. During his time at Cessna/Textron he was responsible for leading organizations in sales, distribution, warranty administration, pricing and supplier management.

“We are pleased to have added Pete to our company,” said Robert Rasberry, CEO at West Star Aviation. “His experience and expertise will be a driving force in increasing sales and overall growth of our parts and component repair business.” 

April 27, 2018

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