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UAV Pro appoints new president

20th January 2009 - 16:03 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


UAV Pro, Inc. announces the appointment of Jay Willmott to the position of President, effective immediately.

Willmott was previously the Vice President of UAV Pro, Inc. As President, Willmott will have responsibility for profit and loss of UAV Pro, a privately held firm.

UAV Pro, Inc. founder and CEO Greg Lumpkin announced the change, saying “Jay’s business expertise and extensive UAV industry experience provide him with the knowledge and skill set necessary to lead UAV Pro forward amid the many exciting opportunities we have to serve the needs of our customers. We are implementing this change to transform our organization, and to position UAV Pro for future growth.”

When reached for comment, Willmott said “I am grateful for this opportunity to manage UAV Pro’s business operations. This change in our organization will free Greg up to pursue product development; I know we’ll both be working tirelessly to assure our customers’ and stakeholders’ expectations are met, and to make our firm a recognized supplier of technology and services to our warfighters and new users.”

Prior to his affiliation with UAV Pro, JayWillmott was a founder as well as Executive Vice President of BAI Aerosystems, a Division of L-3 Communications Corporation. He is also the founder and owner of two other small businesses (Sailor’s Delite, LLC and Battery Accessories, Inc.) and serves as President of the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems, International (AUVSI).

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