Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced Naveed Aziz has been promoted to vice president and general manager of the Gulfstream Dallas facility. He will oversee service center operations and Gulfstream G280™ completions. He succeeds Robby Harless, who retires this month.
“Naveed has been a valuable asset to our next generation of aircraft,” said Greg Collett, senior vice president, Manufacturing and Completions. “In his current role as director of Completions Research and Development, he led development and certification of the award-winning Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600 interior and oversaw development of the all-new Gulfstream G700 interior, including the G700 cabin mock-up. We look forward to his continued success in Dallas.”
Aziz began his career at Gulfstream in 1996 as an engineering co-op, designing avionics and electrical systems for the Gulfstream GIV™ and Gulfstream GV™. He has held several positions within the company and was most recently promoted to director of Completions Research and Development in 2012. In this role, Aziz was responsible for designing, engineering, testing and certifying interior elements and cabin systems for new products.
Aziz earned his Master of Business Administration and his bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Mercer University.
Inspired by the belief that aviation could fuel business growth, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. invented the first purpose-built business aircraft, the Gulfstream I™, which first flew in 1958. Since then, Gulfstream has produced more than 2,900 aircraft for customers around the world. Together with parent company General Dynamics, Gulfstream consistently invests in the future, dedicating resources to researching and developing innovative new aircraft, technologies and services. Gulfstream’s fleet includes the super-midsize Gulfstream G280™, the award-winning Gulfstream G650™, the high-performing Gulfstream G650ER™ and an all-new aircraft family, the clean-sheet Gulfstream G500™, Gulfstream G600™ and new industry flagship, the Gulfstream G700™. All are backed by Gulfstream’s Customer Support network and its worldwide team. Visit our website at www.gulfstream.com .
Source: Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.
Date: Jun 8, 2020