Navtech names Senior Director of Sales Operations

Navtech names Senior Director of Sales Operations

1-Sep-2011 Source: Navtech

Navtech Inc., a leader in flight operations software and services, has named William Rathert as Senior Director, Sales Operations.  Mr. Rathert will help direct and manage the company’s significant planned growth in North and South America.

“It’s a testament to Navtech’s aggressive sales growth that we’ve attracted a professional with Bill’s track record,” said Mike Hulley, Navtech CEO.  “Bill has a tremendous variety of skills in aviation technology sales that have driven multimillion-dollar growth and global expansion.  I’m absolutely delighted to welcome him to the Navtech team.”

Mr. Rathert brings a decade of experience in leading successful, multinational teams in complex technology-based sales pursuits.  He joins Navtech from Texas-based Sabre Airline Solutions, where he was Sales Director.  During his time with Sabre, Mr. Rathert sold integrated operations solutions to airline clients throughout the Americas, creating significant savings and increased revenues for their businesses.  Prior to their acquisition by Sabre, Mr. Rathert was a Vice President with the Kiehl Hendrickson Group, consulting with a variety of clients including airports, airlines, state governments and others.  Previously, Mr. Rathert also held senior leadership roles in several airlines, including the establishment of startup airlines.

Mr. Rathert is an active contributor to the advancement of the aviation industry.  He’s a popular speaker and frequent writer on strategies for airports to build new revenue streams.  A graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, Mr. Rathert holds a B.S. degree in history.  He’s a former single-seat fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force and holds an Airline Transport Pilot rating as a Boeing 737 Captain, with more than 6,700 flight hours.

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About Navtech, Inc.
Navtech, Inc. is a leading global provider of flight operations solutions, serving more than 350 airlines and aviation services customers.  Navtech’s product suite includes aeronautical charts, navigation data solutions, flight planning, aircraft performance software (take-off/landing, weight and balance), and crew planning solutions.  Many of Navtech’s products can be configured as part of an EFB solution, including take-off data calculation, weight and balance, and aeronautical charts.  These products, supported by Navtech’s ISO:9001 certification, directly support millions of flights each year and help Navtech customers maximize efficiency, reduce costs, ensure compliance with complex national and international safety regulations, and effectively deliver their services.

Headquartered just outside Toronto in Waterloo, Ontario — Canada’s technology center — Navtech also has locations in Stockholm, London, and Ahmedabad, India, and is further supported by satellite offices around the world.  Its home on the web is the first and only site for viewing the Navtech Aviation Poster Collection, a collection of hundreds of posters and other ephemera that capture the history of aviation through the arresting graphic design of the day.

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