GA Telesis has named Jim Sokol as Vice President of Sales – Americas for the Flight Solutions Group (FSG). In the role, Jim will support GA Telesis’ global ecosystem by providing the highest level of team leadership and customer advocacy.
Jim leads the Americas sales team and brings a superior level of established integrity, aviation acumen, customer relationships, and operational experience, supporting FSG’s commitment to expanding GA Telesis’ footprint in the industry. Sokol’s responsibilities will include sales, services and support of all USM material, tool/GSE offerings, OEM distribution, and logistics advocacy in the region.
Sokol joined GAT in July 2022 and has 40+ years of experience as an executive leader in the airline, MRO, and transportation sectors. Jim joins an already strong FSG team, bringing a proficient knowledge of operational aviation backgrounds, established relationships across the industry, and proven impact with customers around the world. Sokol believes in helping his customers simplify results, improve asset availability, and deliver on the necessary strategies of focusing on their core competencies while improving airline bottom line CASM results.
“I am extremely excited to take on this highly coveted Americas Sales leadership role at GA Telesis. I have a clear understanding of our customer’s needs and plan to deliver tailored solutions to meet their operational challenges,” said Sokol. “I’m proud to be a part of an organization that puts all emphasis on customer success with a focus on lowering airline maintenance costs, and overall, adding value on all sides,” he added.
“FSG’s goal has always been to intelligently define the aviation aftermarket role by driving change to aviation-sector challenges faced by our customer base,” said Jason Reed, President, Flight Solutions Group. “Having the right talent onboard is always core to that initiative, thus, we are very pleased to have Jim join our renown global leadership team. His overall network, character, and expansive aviation expertise makes him a tremendous asset to our ecosystem,” added Reed.