Jason Reed is President of the Component Solutions Group (CSG) with GA Telesis where he’s accountable for overall business unit responsibilities and developing strategic partnerships that lead to growth opportunities with customers and business partners alike. Areas of responsibility include profit and loss volume and profitability, sales, services, contract management, quality assurance, and global operations. Reed’s multinational and overall aviation industry relationships have been instrumental in translating both global and regional material opportunities into success for both customers and company.
Prior to joining GA Telesis, Reed was Vice President and Head of Operations for Airbus Americas and the Satair Group Americas. His primary focus was to develop mature, strategic, and positive long-term relationships with Airbus customers in the North and Latin American region. Responsibilities included operations, contract management, supplier management, direction of all spares order desks, material sales & marketing activities, as well as services development. Reed began his career as an engineer overseeing Technical and Customer Support management for global landing gear manufacturer Safran, formerly Messier-Dowty.
Reed received his bachelors of science degree from the Pennsylvania State University with a major in aerospace engineering and a minor in Spanish. His material sales, supplier management, operations and technical management experience covers the better part of 20 years and underscores both his detailed industry knowledge and ability to drive increased business opportunities arising via the dynamic global aviation industry. Reed also serves on the Board of Directors for AFRA and is an advisory member of MRO Americas.
Reed resides in Boca Raton, FL with his wife and daughter.