JSSI appoints new director of business development for U.S. west coast

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the largest independent provider of maintenance support and financial tools to the business aviation industry, today announced the appointment of Manuel Ruanova as the director of business development for the U.S. West Coast territory.

After serving as the primary customer liaison for Mexico and Central America for 13 years, Mr. Ruanova will use his extensive industry experience and expertise to focus on strengthening client relationships in areas where JSSI has seen tremendous growth – Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, and Wyoming.

Mr. Ruanova initially joined JSSI as a technical advisor in 2010, and quickly advanced to the business development team in 2013.

Through his deep technical expertise, customer service focus and sales skills, Mr. Ruanova has played a pivotal role in furthering JSSI’s position in the market.

David Caporali, senior vice president of business development, Americas stated, “As the West Coast continues to prove itself a key strategic market, we chose to appoint a leader who is constantly raising the bar and exceeding expectations.

“Manny’s deep technical understanding of aircraft maintenance and how it affects residual value made him the obvious choice to spearhead this expansion.”

Mr. Ruanova added, “For more than a decade, I have had the privilege of closely observing JSSI’s continued commitment to serving the aviation industry with the utmost quality and care,” .

“Looking ahead, the U.S. West Coast region offers tremendous opportunities for growth and development, and I am eager to help strengthen JSSI’s presence in this valuable market.”