STAMFORD, Conn., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PSSR), a business intelligence software and solutions company, announced the promotions of Ron Dunsky to Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Tom White to Senior Vice President, Technology and Air Traffic Management, and the hiring of Christopher W. Maccarone as Vice President, Airline Performance.
As Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Mr. Dunsky will be responsible for all strategic and tactical marketing to ensure the PASSUR suite of solutions is properly aligned with market requirements. Mr. Dunsky was named Vice President of Marketing on May 21, 2003. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Dunsky was a Senior Editor with the New York bureau of ABCNews.com, with a focus on aviation content. Prior to ABCNews.com, he was a Senior Producer at CNN (New York Bureau), with special responsibilities for shaping and managing the network's aviation news coverage. Prior to CNN, Mr. Dunsky was a business reporter for the PBS nightly newscast, The MacNeil-Lehrer Newshour, after having served as the program's communications director. He began his career as a creative director at one of the pioneering social marketing firms, Manifest Communications of Toronto, Canada.
As Senior Vice President of Technology and Air Traffic Management, Mr. White will be responsible for all technology initiatives as well as the implementation of the company's air traffic programs - particularly the release of PASSUR Integrated Traffic Management (PITM), which PASSUR believes to be one of the most exciting new developments in air traffic management business intelligence and analytics. Prior to joining PASSUR, Mr. White spent 32 years in government service with the FAA and the U.S. Military. Between 2002 and 2007 he was a Senior Manager for the FAA in New York. Before the FAA, he was a U.S. Army Special Ops helicopter pilot serving with TF 160th.
Mr. Maccarone brings a wealth of airline finance and operations experience to PASSUR. He will be responsible for the marketing and implementation of PASSUR's solutions to the airline market. As Managing Director, Performance Analysis at Northwest Airlines, he was responsible for leading multiple groups in the Systems Operations Control center (SOC), which is the command center for day-to-day airline operations. As a member of the senior operations team, Mr. Maccarone's focus was on improving global operational performance and reliability. In addition to his SOC responsibilities, Mr. Maccarone previously served in a variety of leadership roles at Northwest, including flight simulator operations, flight safety, pilot contract administration, operations analysis, aircraft performance engineering, fuel conservation, international alliances, and financial planning and analysis. Prior to Northwest, Mr. Maccarone worked at Chemical Bank (now part of JP Morgan Chase). He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Engineering degrees from Dartmouth College.
"Building a superior team is one of my most important responsibilities. The promotion of Ron and Tom, and the introduction of Chris to our team, will be instrumental to our continued rapid growth," said Jim Barry, PASSUR Aerospace's President & CEO. "Ron's passion, hard work, and depth of knowledge of both aviation and our markets have been central to our growth. Tom is a widely recognized thought leader in air traffic management, and has the ability to blend his knowledge of air traffic with a deep understanding of technology to introduce real innovations - his leadership and vision were responsible for PASSUR's breakthrough Departure Metering Program. Chris' leadership and airline experience will help to ensure full implementation of our many solutions to our existing customers, as well as contributing to both domestic and international growth."
About PASSUR Aerospace, Inc.
PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. is a business intelligence company that provides predictive analytics built on proprietary algorithms and the concurrent integration and simultaneous mining of multiple databases. We believe we offer the industry standard in business intelligence dashboards and predictive analytics for aviation organizations. PASSUR serves dozens of airlines (including 6 of the top 7 North American airlines, and all 5 of the top hub carriers), more than 50 airport customers (including 22 of the top 30 North American airports), and approximately 200 corporate aviation customers, as well as the U.S. Government, to include the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). PASSUR's system is driven by proprietary, patented, business intelligence software, which is powered by a unique North American network of 154 passive radars, company owned, covering 98 of the top 100 North American airports. Other PASSURs are located in Europe and Asia. Flight tracks are updated every 4.6 seconds, thereby providing a system which is user-friendly and useful for decision making.
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James T. Barry
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