Reston, VA – October 24, 2007 – Era Corporation has created a new Air Traffic Management business unit, which will be led by Russell Hulstrom, previously Era’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Effective immediately, Mr. Hulstrom steps into the role of Vice President and General Manager for the Air Traffic Management Solutions business unit with complete profit and loss responsibility for the business. Additionally, Era has named Bernard Asare as its Sales Director for ATM Solutions in the Americas. Mr. Asare brings to Era a track record of success in the ATM industry, with previously held positions in business development and strategic planning with Booz Allen Hamilton, The Boeing Company and Lockheed Martin.
Era was recently named the sixth fastest growing company by Washington Business Journal and now serves customers in over 30 countries around the world. In the past year, Era has won the vast majority of competitive procurements worldwide for multilateration and ADS-B surveillance solutions including Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Oslo and Dublin.
“We are seeing unprecedented demand for our air traffic control solutions worldwide and establishing this business unit ensures the focus and leadership our customers demand,” said Dave Ellison, Era’s President and CEO. “From product design to sales to customer service, Russell’s experience makes him uniquely positioned to support our customers and ensure that Era continues to grow its ATM business into 2008 and beyond.”
Era launches its new ATM business unit next week at ATCA’s 52nd Annual Conference and Exposition at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC, where Era serves as one of the premier sponsors. Mr. Hulstrom will lead a session on “Global Developments in Wide Area Multilateration and ADS-B,” which will take place on Tuesday, October 30th in the Washington 1 conference room.
For more information about ATCA’s 52nd Annual Conference and Exposition, visit www.atca.org. To meet Era’s ATM management team and learn more about the new era in surveillance, please visit stand #1005.
Era Corporation is a pioneer and leading supplier of next-generation surveillance and flight tracking solutions for the air traffic control, military, homeland security and airport operations markets. With proven multilateration and ADS-B technologies delivering high performance, high reliability surveillance solutions, the company has over 100 commercial, air traffic control and military customers throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South America and Asia. Era’s investment in research and development and its track record of product innovation has resulted in a substantial patent portfolio. Era is headquartered in Reston, Virginia with leading product research and development centers of excellence in the U.S. and Czech Republic.
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