Tecnam has appointed David Copeland as sales director for Tecnam US. He will report directly to Walter Da Costa, chief sales officer at Tecnam's Italian headquarters and will join the senior leadership team in the US and Canada. In this position, Copeland is responsible for all sales activities within North America as Tecnam continues to expand its presence in the region.
“We want to better serve our customers in the US and Canada. I am confident that David will excel in his new role and will ensure a tighter coordination of our sales operations and meet our North American market goals,” says Giovanni Pascale, Tecnam MD.
“I look forward to bringing awareness of the Tecnam brand and its great aircraft to the US and Canadian marketplace. We have a super story to tell and sell,” adds Copeland.
Da Costa comments: “David's extensive background in the North American market and his proven experience in aviation make him an excellent choice for this role.”
Copeland has more than 30 years of experience in the aviation industry among major companies and organisations. He holds an ATP rating with over 5,000 hours of flying experience and is active in numerous industry organisations such as AOPA, EAA, GAMA and AEA.