ORLANDO, FL, MAY 6, 2014 —SimCom International announces that Mike King has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. In his role as COO, Mike will be responsible for all aspects of SimCom’s training operations. A seasoned business leader, Mike spent more than two decades with FlightSafety International, where he served in variety of technical and leadership roles, most recently Director of Business Development. As Director of Business Development, Mike led several key growth initiatives for FlightSafety. Prior to his business development role, Mike served as the Center Manager for the St. Louis Learning Center. Prior to joining FlightSafety, Mike served in the United States Navy.
“Mike brings extensive training management experience to SimCom,” says Eric Hinson, CEO “His technical expertise, business acumen and outstanding leadership qualities make him an ideal choice to help lead the next phase of growth here at SimCom.”
“SimCom has served the aviation industry for 25 years and assembled a great team of aviation training professionals” says Mike, “There are many opportunities for SimCom to continue its growth for the next 25 years and am honored to join this outstanding team.”
About SimCom Training Centers
A privately-owned, comprehensive learning institution, SimCom utilizes realistic simulator-based training to provide advanced aviation training services to professional pilots, owner-operators, Part 135 operators and maintenance personnel operating in general aviation, regional, military, government and cargo operations around the world. SimCom currently operates 52 simulators representative of a wide range of jet, turboprop and piston powered aircraft. The company is headquartered in Orlando, Florida, where it also operates two training centers and one simulator production facility. Additional training centers are located in Scottsdale, Arizona; Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas and Humberside, United Kingdom.
For further information, contact SIMCOM at 407.275.1050 or 1.800.272.0211