February 11, 2019 | Business
JetHQ recently added two new industry leaders to its growing team. Walter Stark has been named Vice President of Sales- United Kingdom and Jill Plumb has been named Vice President of Marketing and Sales Management. Together, these additions poise the growth for JetHQ in 2019 to continue to provide the best personalized service to customers worldwide.
Prior to joining JetHQ, Walter Stark was Regional Vice President of Sales for Southern Europe for Gulfstream Aerospace Aviation. He also spent eight years at TAG Aviation, where he served as Senior Vice President of aircraft management and client services for Europe.
Stark’s aviation career began in 1988 at then-Pilatus Britten-Norman Ltd., where he held positions of increasing responsibility until becoming Chief Executive Officer. He later worked at Bombardier Aerospace as Sales and Marketing Director for the company’s fractional jet ownership program in Europe and Asia Pacific, and served as Managing Director of aviation services for an investment group involved in the acquisition of regional airports in Europe.
Stark earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in modern languages from the University of Westminster in London and is fluent in English, Spanish and French. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and holds a private pilot’s license.
Jill Plumb joins the team from AirShare, a Kansas City based regional fractional aircraft ownership company. There she spent 12 years in various roles, most recently serving as the Vice President of Marketing & Customer Experience. In this position, Plumb was responsible for overseeing all marketing and corporate communication activities, as well as the customer service specialists, who handle reservations, catering, logistics and other travel needs for the fractional customers.
Plumb earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Southwest Missouri State University.
“We are excited to have Walter and Jill join JetHQ. Their industry experience and demonstrated leadership will complement our team of aviation professionals as we expand our footprint to more effectively support worldwide markets and achieve our growth objectives” says Ted Farid, JetHQ Chairman.