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GAMA’s Hennig Named Director, Operations

GAMA NEWS 06-15 For Immediate Release: Sep 8, 2006

WASHINGTON, DC, September 8, 2006 – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today announced the recent promotion of Jens C. Hennig to the position of Director, Operations. Hennig was previously GAMA’s Manager of Operations.

“In the three years that Jens has been at GAMA, he has become an integral part in representing our members on operational, airport, safety, and regulatory issues,” said GAMA President & CEO Pete Bunce. "He has developed an excellent reputation within the industry and is a real asset to the association."

In his new capacity, Hennig will continue to oversee the association’s safety and accident investigation programs and also handle industry analysis. He is currently serving on several advisory committees including the JAA Operations Sectorial Team and as a representative on the EASA Safety Standards Consultative Committee

Hennig was an active member of the FAA Part 135/125 Aviation Rulemaking Committee and the Aviation Rulemaking Cost Committee. During 2004-2005, he also oversaw the association’s public affairs and communications. Prior to joining GAMA in 2003, Hennig was Manager of Flight Operations with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where he also earned his master of business administration in aviation and bachelor of science in aerospace engineering.

A photo of Jens Hennig is available upon request.

Communications Director:
Andre Castro:
General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Headquarters: (+1) 202-393-1500
European Office: (+32) 2 550-3900

GAMA exists to foster and advance the general welfare, safety, interests, and activities of the global business and general aviation industry. This includes promoting a better understanding of general aviation manufacturing, maintenance, repair, and overhaul and the important role these industry segments play in economic growth and opportunity, and in serving the critical transportation needs of communities, companies, and individuals worldwide.