October 30, 2007, (Cincinnati, OH) — Executive Jet® Management (EJM), a leading provider of worldwide jet charter and aircraft management services, announced the appointment of Brent Smith as chief financial officer. Smith previously served as senior vice president, financial planning and analysis and has been with NetJets for the past 9 years. Smith has over 22 years of finance and accounting experience. In addition to working in the aviation industry, he has worked at companies involved in consumer products, retail and public accounting. He holds a BA degree from Ohio Northern University, a MA degree from The Ohio State University and is a Certified Public Accountant Reporting to Ben Murray, EJM’s president and chief executive officer, Smith’s duties and responsibilities will include accounting, finance, human resources and technology services.
“Having someone of Brent’s caliber join me on the Executive Jet Management Leadership team allows our organization to be positioned for significant growth in our core business offerings as well as in the introduction of new products and services we will develop to serve the needs of private aviation customers,” said Murray. “Brent’s extensive knowledge of NetJets and his significant accounting experience will be a key factor in helping us to operate our current business and achieve our long range vision.”
Executive Jet Management is a wholly owned subsidiary of NetJets Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company. A leading provider of worldwide jet charter and aircraft management services, Executive Jet Management manages aircraft in nearly 60 locations throughout the country to meet the growing demand for jet charter services. Drawing on more than 40 years of experience, Executive Jet Management is dedicated to the highest level of safety, security and service. The company has achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification, demonstrating its commitment to service quality and continuous improvement in all areas of the business.
For its tenth consecutive year, Executive Jet Management earned the "Best Charter Service" award from Professional Pilot magazine subscribers. This award is a reflection of the company’s continued focus on customer service. Executive Jet Management has also been recognized as a “Best of the Best” air charter company for the third straight year, in the 2007 Robb Report Luxury Portfolio issue.
For additional information about Executive Jet Management’s Charter Services, call 877-356-5387. For Aircraft Management services, call 800-451-2822. Visit the corporate website at www.ExecutiveJetManagement.com .
Source: Executive Jet Management