Jet Support Services (JSSI) has appointed Ash Reddy to the new role of vice president, global strategy and corporate development.
“It gives me great pleasure to welcome Ash to our team,” says president and CEO Neil W Book. “His strong background in corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions and new business development will support him well in this new role. As we continue to grow and expand the business, our ability to integrate and develop strategic opportunities becomes increasingly important. I am confident that Ash will be very successful in this new leadership role.”
Reddy was most recently with food products manufacturer Mars, where he was responsible for leading the global strategy development process and a variety of growth initiatives for the company's confectionery business, based in Chicago. An Illinois Wesleyan University graduate with a bachelor's degree in economics, Reddy also holds a master's in finance from the University of Notre Dame. Prior to his role at Mars, Reddy spent time at Accenture within its corporate development team and was tasked with driving the firm's acquisition activity. He began his career in the valuation services group at Grant Thornton.
“My experience and professional interests align well with JSSI objectives as we enter into this next phase of growth. The unique position of JSSI in the business aviation industry has really impressed me, as has the caliber of our team, and I know we are just scratching the surface,” he says. “I am looking forward to playing a role in helping elevate our already strong brand by accelerating the company's strategic agenda, while maintaining our customer-centric focus. I could not be more excited by the opportunity.”