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Solana Beach, California – June 8, 2021 — AEVEX Aerospace, a full-spectrum provider of innovative aircraft, remote sensing, and analysis solutions to government and commercial clients, announced today that Jeremy Watrous has been promoted to Senior Vice President.
In this role, Jeremy will lead AEVEX’s newly integrated Global Solutions segment which delivers all flight operations, training, sustainment, and analytic services and solutions across the company. The Global Solutions segment is deeply involved in airborne special mission needs, as well as critical Test & Evaluation activities for the Department of Defense’s development of next-generation near-peer capabilities. Jeremy’s scope of responsibility will also include oversight of the AEVEX Test & Training Range in Roswell, New Mexico.
AEVEX Chief Executive Officer Brian Raduenz said, “Jeremy embodies AEVEX’s core values of partnering with our customers and empowering our people for mission success. He has superb industry knowledge and a proven ability to manage operations from concept through execution in locations around the world. Jeremy is exactly the right leader as we continue to optimize our organization for speed and performance.”
Jeremy added, “I’m honored by the trust AEVEX has placed in me and I am excited to step into this new role. I am grateful to work with such a tremendous team and to be part of a company that is rapidly growing and innovating each day. I look forward to leading the Global Solutions team as we continue to develop unmatched customized solutions that help our clients achieve their goals.”
Jeremy previously served as Vice President and General Manager of Flight Operations at AEVEX. He was the Vice President of Operations at Merlin Global Service, one of the predecessor companies that became AEVEX Aerospace. Jeremy served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 13 years, where he worked as an Imagery Analyst and Imagery Chief, specializing in the advanced analysis of synthetic aperture radar, advanced geospatial intelligence, and fusion of multi-source intelligence. He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement medal for his support to Operation Iraqi Freedom. A 20-year leader of complex aviation operations in the United States and internationally, including bare base and logistically-challenged environments, Jeremy holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and is a certified Program Management Professional.
About AEVEX Aerospace
AEVEX Aerospace, headquartered in Solana Beach, California, supports the U.S. national security mission and partner nation needs around the world by providing full-spectrum aviation, remote sensing, and analysis solutions. The company’s capabilities include custom design and engineering, sensor integration and sustainment, aircraft modification and certification, mission operations services, advanced intelligence data processing, exploitation, and dissemination solutions, and tailored hardware and software mission-system tools. AEVEX uses agile and customized approaches to rapidly define, develop, and deliver specialized solutions for airborne special mission needs for the U.S. Government, partner nations, and commercial businesses. AEVEX has major offices in California, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia.