STAMFORD, Conn., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PASSUR® Aerospace, Inc. (OTC: PSSR.PK), a business intelligence software and solutions company, announced the promotions of Tom White to Executive Vice President, Operations, and Renee Alter to Vice President, Airports, and the hiring of Bill Leber as Vice President, Air Traffic Innovations.
Mr. White joined the company in 2007 as a consultant and in 2008 became an employee and the Director of Air Traffic Management. He was promoted to Vice President of Air Traffic Management in 2010, and Senior Vice President of Technology and Air Traffic Management in 2011. Prior to joining the company, 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 joining the FAA, he was a U.S. Army Special Ops helicopter pilot serving with TF 160th.
Ms. Alter has over 20 years of aviation experience. She joined the company in May 2005 as Regional Sales Director. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Alter served as the Environmental Manager at the Westchester County Airport from 1999 to 2005. During that time, she successfully led the airport through the development and implementation of an Environmental Management System certified to the ISO 14001 Standard. She also holds a commercial pilot license.
Mr. Leber brings a rich aviation background to PASSUR. An airline operations expert, he has been a participant and leader in Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) development since the early 1990s. Most recently he was Research Analyst, Principal, and Senior Manager for Lockheed Martin in business development for their Collaborative ATM Practice. He has a combined 26 years of air traffic management experience at Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines, including work as Chief Flight Dispatcher. Mr. Leber is a leader and active member of a number of industry groups, including the FAA's REDAC - NAS Operations Subcommittee where he was Co-Chair of the Weather - ATM Integration Work Group. He is a former Chair of the CDM Future Concepts WG and was Co-Chair of ATA's overall CDM effort from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Leber is also former President and Co-Founder of the Airline Dispatchers Federation, a non-union professional association.
"PASSUR's team is its most valuable asset and I am always pleased when we can recognize talent from both within the company and from the broader industry," said Jim Barry, PASSUR Aerospace's President & CEO. "Tom has been instrumental in the growth and sophistication of PASSUR's capabilities in air traffic management, and more broadly in technology design for all markets. Renee has been the leader in PASSUR's airport market, most recently spearheading the launch of the innovative Airport Information Network. Bill is one of the most highly respected and accomplished air traffic management leaders in the industry, and will add an important new dimension to PASSUR's long-range product planning."
About PASSUR Aerospace
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 PASSUR is the industry standard in business intelligence dashboards and predictive analytics for aviation organizations. PASSUR serves dozens of airlines (including six of the top eight North American airlines, and all five of the top hub carriers), approximately 60 airport customers (including 23 of the top 30 North American airports), and approximately 200 corporate aviation customers, as well as the U.S. government, including the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). PASSUR's system provides coast-to-coast coverage and is driven by proprietary, patented, business intelligence software, which is powered by a unique North American network of 155 passive radars, company owned. Supplementary, detailed coverage is also provided at 98 of the top 100 North American airports. Other PASSURs are located in Europe and Asia. Flight tracks are updated between 1 and 4.6 seconds, thereby making available a system which is user-friendly and useful for decision-making. Visit PASSUR Aerospace's website at http://www.passur.com for updated news, products, and solutions.
The forward-looking statements in this press release relating to management's expectations and beliefs are based on preliminary information and management assumptions. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a wide range of risks and uncertainties that could cause results to differ in material respects, including those related to customer needs, budgetary constraints, competitive pressures, the success of airline trials, the profitable use of the Company's owned PASSURs located at major airports, the Company's maintenance of above average quality of its product and services, as well as potential regulatory changes. Further information regarding factors that could affect the Company's results is contained in the Company's SEC filings, including the October 31, 2011 Form 10-K and January 31, 2012 Form 10-Q.
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