Lincoln, MA – October 20, 2008 – Avidyne Corporation, a leading provider of integrated flight deck and safety systems for general aviation aircraft, announced the appointment of Leslie Fischer to the position of Regional Sales Manager for the Western Region of the United States. A 2004 graduate of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida, Ms. Fischer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Factors Psychology. She minored in Space Studies.
Her professional experience includes two years at The Boeing Company in Huntington Beach, California from 2004 until 2006. While there she served as a Human Factors Specialist designing user interfaces for manned and unmanned air and ground vehicles for the United States Army’s Future Combat Systems program. Immediately prior to joining Avidyne, Ms. Fischer accelerated her career as a sales professional by serving as a pharmaceutical sales representative for Pfizer, Inc. in Montobello, California.
“We are pleased to welcome Leslie to our sales and marketing team at Avidyne. She brings to her new role a love for aviation gained while a student at Embry-Riddle, and strong leadership credentials and valuable professional experience in human factors engineering, honed during her tenure at Boeing. While there, she won several awards and served on the company’s Young Engineers and Boeing Mentoring teams. The fact that she resides in, and will be operating out of, Southern California also underscores Avidyne’s commitment to the aftermarket in that region – one of our largest markets in North America,” said Rob Higby, vice president of Marketing, Sales and Service.
Ms. Fischer’s territory includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and western Canada. She resides in Long Beach, California.
About Avidyne Corporation
Avidyne’s continuing leadership in innovation and its Flying Made Simple™ system design make flying safer, more accessible and more enjoyable for pilots and their passengers. The company’s expanding line of products include the industry-leading Entegra integrated flight deck systems for new and existing aircraft, datalink-capable EX5000 and EX500 multi-function displays and the dual-antenna TAS600 series of active traffic advisory systems, the MLB700 broadcast datalink receiver, the MLX770 world-wide datalink transceiver, and the TWX670 Tactical Weather Detection system. Headquartered in Lincoln, MA, the company has facilities in Columbus, OH, Melbourne, FL, and Boulder, CO.