ICON Names New President


ICON Aircraft, which produces the A5 amphibious light sport aircraft (LSA), announced on Friday that it has named Jason Huang its new president. According to the company, Huang will oversee all business functions with a focus on “maintaining manufacturing excellence, product development and innovation and providing an ownership experience that is second to none.” The position was previously held by Thomas Wieners, who recently accepted a job with another company.

“I am extremely excited to take on the role of President at ICON Aircraft,” said Huang. “This is an exciting time for the company, and our industry. I’m looking forward to leading the team in our next phase as we lean further into our vision of making flying more exciting and more accessible than ever before.”

Before joining ICON, Huang worked at EMC and OpenText as Head of Cloud Platform Engineering & Operations. In addition to holding a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Queen Mary University of London, he has M.S. and B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering from China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Kate O'Connor
Kate O’Connor works as AVweb's Editor-in-Chief. She is a private pilot, certificated aircraft dispatcher, and graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

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