9-Apr-2013 Source: Bell
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that Sameer Rehman will assume the role of director, International Trade Support for Commercial Sales and Marketing. In this newly created position, Rehman will assist with the expansion of Bell Helicopter’s globalization strategy.
In his new role, Rehman will develop localized solutions and frameworks for direct wins in international markets. Interfacing between the global sales and marketing and customer support and service teams, Rehman will assist with the development of sales initiatives, support packages and deliveries.
“Sameer’s successful background in aerospace as well as sales and marketing have prepared him well for his new role,” said Danny Maldonado, Bell Helicopter’s executive vice president of Sales and Marketing. “Bell Helicopter is intensifying our efforts to grow our commercial business in 2013. Part of that strategy involves developing our current talent into new roles and strengthening our leadership team.”
Rehman joined Textron in 1999, holding leadership positions at both Cessna Aircraft Company and Textron Financial, while most recently serving as the managing director for Bell Helicopter’s commercial business in Asia Pacific. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from Wichita State University.
About Bell Helicopter
Bell Helicopter, a wholly owned subsidiary of Textron Inc., is an industry-leading producer of commercial and military, manned and unmanned vertical-lift aircraft and the pioneer of the revolutionary tiltrotor aircraft. Globally recognized for world-class customer service, innovation and superior quality, Bell’s global workforce serves customers flying Bell aircraft in more than 120 countries.
About Textron Inc.
Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft Company, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, and Textron Systems.