SAVANNAH, Ga., August 28, 2013 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has appointed William Gibson as director, Product Support Global Distribution. In this newly created position, he manages all processes, procedures and operations related to the movement and warehousing of spare parts throughout the Gulfstream Product Support global distribution network. Gulfstream has more than $1.4 billion in parts and materials strategically located worldwide, including the recent addition of distribution sites in Brazil, China and India.
For the past 10 years, Gibson worked for Honeywell, most recently as senior manager, Customer Operations for its Space and Defense segment. In this position, he served as the integrated supply chain focal point for company interactions with prime defense contractors.
Gibson also served as a manager for Honeywell in its Global Logistics, Supply Chain Planning and Transition Projects departments.
Gibson earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Arizona State University and a Master of Business Administration degree in supply chain management and finance from Michigan State University. He is a Six Sigma Green Belt and a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.
Gibson reports to Derek Zimmerman, vice president, Product Support Materials, Gulfstream.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world’s most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft. Gulfstream has produced more than 2,100 aircraft for customers around the world since 1958. To meet the diverse transportation needs of the future, Gulfstream offers a comprehensive fleet of aircraft, comprising the wide-cabin, high-speed Gulfstream G150®; the new large-cabin, mid-range Gulfstream G280®; the large-cabin, long-range Gulfstream G450®; the large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G550® and the ultra-large-cabin, ultra-long-range G650®. Gulfstream also offers aircraft ownership services via Gulfstream Pre-Owned Aircraft Sales®. The company employs more than 13,500 people at 12 major locations. We invite you to visit our website for more information and photos of Gulfstream aircraft at www.gulfstream.com.
General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies. More information about the company is available on the Internet at www.generaldynamics.com.