Landmark Aviation Announces Karen A. Twitchell as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Landmark Aviation Announces Karen A. Twitchell as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Houston, TX — 01/07/2011

Landmark Aviation announces Karen A. Twitchell as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Karen comes to Landmark with an Economics degree from Wellesley College, an MBA from Harvard Business School and over 30 years of financial and senior management experience.

 

“I look forward to working with Landmark’s experienced management team to maximize the company’s performance,” stated Karen.

 

For the past 20 years Karen has worked in a variety of manufacturing industries, spending most of her time with publicly traded companies. Most recently she held the post of Vice President and Treasurer for the newly merged LyondellBasell Industries. Before the merger, she worked as Vice President of Lyondell Chemical Company.

 

Prior to Lyondell, she worked as Vice President and Treasurer for Kaiser Aluminum and Southdown, Inc. Karen currently sits on the Board of Directors for Kraton Performance Polymers and KMG Chemicals.

 

“We are very excited to have Karen on board,” said Dan Bucaro, President and CEO. “I feel she will bring great value to the business and will strengthen our executive management team.”

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Landmark Aviation is a portfolio company of GTCR Golder Rauner and Platform Partners, LLC. With 41 FBOs located in the U.S., Canada and Western Europe, Landmark offers a wide range of services, including, FBO, MRO, charter and management. For more information, visit www.landmarkaviation.com.

 

GTCR is a leading private equity firm based in Chicago that manages more than $8 billion in equity and capital invested in a wide range of companies and industries. The firm principally invests in high-growth industries, including business services and outsourcing, consumer products and services, healthcare, technology and transaction processing.

 

Platform Partners, LLC is a private holding company based in Houston that makes investments in middle-market companies with the intent of growing the businesses into industry leaders through a combination of organic and acquisition growth.