El Segundo, CA, June 16, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Herber Aircraft Service, Inc. has announced that it has appointed Brian McDermott to fill the new position of Director, Government Solutions. In this role, Mr. McDermott will be responsible for boosting company efforts and leading all elements of Herber’s manufacturing, repair center, and aftermarket distribution for the US government market specializing in military aircraft applications.
“Herber Aircraft highly values the knowledge and experience that Mr. McDermott brings to our organization and feels he represents a major significance in our future support of the government and their efforts,” said Randy Herber, VP of Sales & Operations for Herber Aircraft Service.
Mr. McDermott comes to Herber Aircraft from the Aerospace Industries Association, the premier trade association representing the nation's major aerospace and defense manufacturers and suppliers. McDermott previously worked in senior positions for Paragon Dynamics, L-3 Communications, and served 21 years in the U.S. Air Force as a Logistics Officer. Mr. McDermott earned a master's degree in logistics and acquisition management from the Air Force Institute of Technology and a bachelor's degree in business administration and finance from the University of Texas at Arlington.
About Herber Aircraft Service
Herber Aircraft Service was founded in 1978 as an aircraft parts distributor. Today the company is the largest Eaton Aeroquip® brand-approved shop for aerospace hoses. Certified by Eaton, Herber produces or reworks factory products, including fuel, oil, and hydraulic assemblies.
The company also distributes parts by LORD, Flexfab, HBD/Thermoid, and other Eaton product lines, including Stanley Aurora and Sierracin-Harrison. They also manufacture EGT harnesses and repair a wide range of braided harnesses for engine and airframe applications. The company has FAA/EASA, CASE and AS/9100 certification. Boeing awarded Herber Aircraft Service the Performance Excellence Award in 2007 and 2011. Herber Aircraft Service is based in El Segundo, California, with sales contacts throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.