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XOJET Announces Addition of New SVP, Marketing & Business Development

Dépèche transmise le 21 avril 2011 par Business Wire

XOJET Announces Addition of New SVP, Marketing & Business Development

XOJET Announces Addition of New SVP, Marketing & Business Development

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--XOJET Inc., the leader in private aviation, today announced that Stephen Lambright has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, leading the company’s marketing strategy and execution, and both product and business development efforts.

“I share the same passion for creating an exceptional aviation company dedicated to delivering the best possible service to our customers, developing products and services that deliver extraordinary value, and solidifying our place as a trusted advisor for all private aviation needs.”

Mr. Lambright has over twenty years of experience in bringing new products and services to the marketplace at groundbreaking companies including Autodesk, Narus, and Informix. He has also developed and led innovative customer services organizations at industry-leading companies such as Apprion and NetObjects.

“We are thrilled to have an executive with such an extensive breadth of marketing and customer service experience joining XOJET,” explains Blair LaCorte, CEO of XOJET. “His marketing skills will help us deepen the relationship with our customers as he continues to develop products such as our new Coast2Coast program that deliver tremendous value to our customers.”

XOJET President Bradley Stewart adds, “Steve has a great track record for turning a vision into a well-executed strategy. I look forward to working closely with him on continuing to develop the commercial strategy for XOJET, taking full advantage of his very strong product, services, and business development skills.”

“I am honored to join a great team at XOJET,” said Mr. Lambright. “I share the same passion for creating an exceptional aviation company dedicated to delivering the best possible service to our customers, developing products and services that deliver extraordinary value, and solidifying our place as a trusted advisor for all private aviation needs.”

Prior to joining XOJET, Mr. Lambright was the founder and Vice President of Marketing and Customer Services for Apprion, a pioneering company that continues to be the global leader in design, deployment, and management for industrial wireless systems. Before Apprion, Mr. Lambright was an executive at Savi Technology where he was the Vice President of Marketing and was instrumental in their entry into new markets including cargo security. Previously, Mr. Lambright was the Vice President of Marketing and Services at NetObjects and the Director of Marketing at Narus, the leading provider of advanced IP security systems that protect the world’s largest carrier-class networks. He also previously held leadership positions product management and marketing at Informix, Worlds, and Autodesk.

Mr. Lambright grew up in northern Indiana and holds a B.S. from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley and will apply his extensive experience to XOJET’s continued innovation and expansion of its suite of products and services.

Earlier this year, XOJET announced the new Coast2Coast™, a unique private jet program designed specifically for people who fly coast-to-coast as well as the opening of their New York City office at 2 Grand Central Station.

About XOJET

XOJET, a TPG portfolio company founded in 2006, has become one of the fastest-growing private aviation companies in history, serving more than 3,000 customers worldwide. Our unique business model combines private jet membership and on-demand charter with a singular focus on providing the highest level of customer service at every point of the client's experience. XOJET's commitment to safety leadership has earned the highest safety ratings in the industry and XOJET is the only business aviation provider to rank either #1 or #2 in all twelve ARG/US Platinum safety rating categories. In July 2010, XOJET became the first private aviation operator to enable its entire fleet with in-flight Wi-Fi Internet connectivity by equipping every Citation X and Challenger 300 in its fleet. For more information, please visit www.xojet.com.

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