DAVID MACDONALD JOINS HUNT & PALMER

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Aircraft charter specialists Hunt & Palmer PLC are delighted to announce the appointment of David Macdonald as their new Director of Group Sales.

Making the announcement today, Hunt & Palmer’s chairman Jeremy Palmer declared, “David’s arrival is a significant addition to our senior management team and will serve to strengthen the considerable experience and expertise already evident in our business operations.” David Macdonald stated, “I am very much looking forward to taking up my new position with Hunt & Palmer as the ideas and growth plans that the Board have for the future of our company are extremely positive and exciting. It will be my pleasure to be working alongside them to realise these future goals. I have known and respected the Hunt & Palmer team for over 20 years and am now proud to be working as part of one of the most respected teams in aircraft chartering worldwide.”

Jeremy Palmer further commented, “David’s appointment is in keeping with this Board’s strategy of expansion and continued corporate growth, key to which is bringing in the right people to our teams. We are confident that in David we have such a person and we expect that he will play a major part in our future plans”.

Established in 1986, Hunt & Palmer PLC is a renowned provider of bespoke aircraft charter solutions to a broad portfolio of blue chip clients across the world. The organisation has offices on four continents and in 2013 achieved a Sunday Times Fastrack HSBC International Track 200 award as a result of its international sales activities. The Hunt & Palmer group includes Premier Aviation (UK) Ltd, an air charter company specialising in tours for the music and entertainment industry and which was acquired by Hunt & Palmer in 2011. More recently a substantial investment has been made by the group in the world’s freight markets with the launch of Hunt & Palmer Cargo Charters Ltd during late 2012 and which is already enjoying significant success.

David Macdonald started his aviation career upon leaving University in 1987 when he joined private jet and helicopter operator Lynton Aviation. David left that company in 1996 to take up employment as a charter analyst with Air Partner plc. After rising through the ranks and holding various senior positions with the company, David was ultimately appointed Group Sales Director – Private Jets and remained with that entity until December 2013.

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For more information about Hunt & Palmer contact: Mark Jenkinson Tel: +44 1293 558000 or visit www.huntandpalmer.com

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