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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Cirrus Aircraft Appoints New President

Duluth, Minn.-based general aviation manufacturer Cirrus Aircraft on Tuesday named Pat Waddick as the new president of the company.

(Co-founder and CEO Dale Klapmeier and new President Pat Waddick. Photo, courtesy of Cirrus.)

Cirrus co-founder and CEO Dale Klapemeier will remain CEO. Waddick previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer, and will retain his COO title in the new position.

“The launch of the 2013 Generation Five SR22 and SR22T is driving sales growth and production stability,” said Klapmeier. “Now is the perfect time for me to hand over day-to-day responsibility of the business to Pat. There is no more qualified, capable or proven leader to take the enterprise to the next level.” More

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