DES MOINES, IOWA – The Board of Directors of Des Moines Flying Service, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Chicago Piper and HondaJet Midwest, announced the following promotions to the company’s key management personnel.
Effective September 24, 2012, John M. Lowe will succeed Howard V. Gregory (deceased) as Chairman of the Board. Lowe previously held the position of President. Donald Jay, former Vice President of Operations, is promoted to President of the company. Chris Siberz has been named Vice President of Sales, responsible for the sale of Piper and HondaJet aircraft, as well as preowned and brokered aircraft sales.
Founded in 1939, Des Moines Flying Service / Chicago Piper has been affiliated with Piper Aircraft as a sales and service dealer since its inception. Additionally, the company affiliated with the Honda Aircraft Company in 2006 and under HondaJet Midwest is responsible for sales and service of the revolutionary “HondaJet” throughout the Midwest.