Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that Michael Swift has been named group vice president of Sales overseeing Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA), and the Asia-Pacific region (APAC).
In this newly created role, Swift will manage Gulfstream’s EMEA and APAC Sales teams, working closely with Gulfstream’s Customer Support and Marketing organizations to develop strategies that further increase market share in these important business aviation regions.
“As we continue to see strong demand in the EMEA and APAC regions, we wanted to create a role that would help elevate our presence and momentum to match that demand,” said Scott Neal, senior vice president, Worldwide Sales, Gulfstream.
“Michael’s sales acumen, alongside his aircraft finance background, have allowed him to excel as a well-rounded customer -centric sales leader.
“We look forward to his continued success as he expands his leadership presence in these areas, which are increasingly important for business aviation.”
Prior to joining Gulfstream in 2018 as regional vice president of Sales, Swift spent more than a decade in corporate aircraft finance at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Textron Financial.
He received a bachelor’s degree in marketing and management from Siena College and a master’s degree from Columbia Business School.