Monday, March 5, 2018

Adler to serve as president of BrightWater Aviation Capital

Former Sikorsky Aerospace Services president David Adler is the new president of BrightWater Aviation Capital.

Adler, who retired in 2015 from Sikorsky, will head the new entity that joins Arista Aviation Services of Enterprise with R&B Machine of Upland, Calif.

According to a news release, BrightWater Aviation Capital will focus on the "sales, lease and sustainment of military and commercial aircraft."

While at Sikorsky, Adler presided over the company's aftermarket business for military and commercial customers around the world. He previously served as president of Helicopter Support Inc. In 2008, he formed Sikorsky Aerospace Service (SAS), which grew into a $2.5 billion global business focused on helicopters and fixed wing aircraft.  

BrightWater Partners works in providing principal investing, transaction advisory and capital raising services to companies in the special manufacturing, aerospace/defense and specialty distribution market segments.

In a statement, BrightWater principals Mark Williams and David Sosa said they were "pleased David has joined Brightwater Aviation Capital."

"His relentless focus on customer service, delivery performance and innovative thinking, will result in a global presence capable of offering a full portfolio of products and services to the aerospace industry," the statement said.

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