São Paulo, Brazil (May 9, 2011) – Colt International, a leading provider of jet fuel and international trip support for business aviation and the parent company of Colt International das Americas, today announced the appointment of Flavia Ribas as Vice President of Operations for its South American operations.
"We are pleased that we were able to successfully attract someone with such a wealth of experience in the industry and such a strong track record of leadership," said company President, Malcolm Hawkins. "Flavia will be an exceptional addition to our management team and she joins at a critical point in our company's rapid growth and expansion." Hawkins said that Ribas' vision and expertise are uniquely suited to accelerate the company's ability to cater to the needs of South American-based flight departments.
Prior to joining São Paulo-based Colt International, Ribas spent more than a decade at Brazilian company Líder Aviação where her extensive experience included flight dispatch, international flight support, VVIP trip handling, marketing, and personnel management. Said Ribas, "I look forward to my new role, and am focused on ensuring that Colt provides the highest levels of service available to aircraft operators flying within the region."
About Colt International, LLC and Colt International das Americas, Ltda.
Since 1999, the Colt International umbrella of companies, including Colt International das Americas, have been leading providers of fuel and international trip support for business aviation. With more than 13,000 aircraft and nearly 3,000 international destinations, the Colt Card is carried by more pilots and trusted by more flight departments than any other contract fuel card in the world.
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Director of Marketing
Colt International, LLC
300 Flint Ridge Rd.
Webster, TX 77598
Phone: (281) 280-2200