Vice President, Africa & Middle East
Marc Strange is responsible for developing Guardian Jet's international presence in Africa and the Middle East. He brings to the firm more than 15 years of aircraft sales experience, including having managed regional sales activities in Africa for a number of leading aircraft manufacturers.
Before joining Guardian Jet, Marc served as a Vice President of Sales for Stanton & Partners Aviation, where he was responsible for pre-owned sales in Africa. Prior to that, Marc was with Gulfstream Aerospace as its Vice President of Sales—Africa. As the sole Gulfstream employee located in Africa, he managed Gulfstream’s new aircraft sales, primarily focusing on transactions with high-net-worth individuals, governments and large corporations.
Prior to Gulfstream, Marc was responsible for sales of the EEJ portfolio from the Phenom 100 to the Lineage 1000 as Regional Sales Director for Embraer’s Executive Jets based in Johannesburg.
Early in his career he spent time as the Sales Director for Absolute Aviation Group (AAG), which, at the time, was the new Beechcraft dealer for Sub-Saharan Africa. He established an office in Africa for Blackhawk, where he led the firm’s regional sales and marketing activities. And he began his career managing sales of the value-added product portfolio at National Airways Corporation (NAC), an approved reseller for Hawker Beechcraft Corporation. The portfolio included Raisbeck Engineering, Blackhawk Modifications and BLR Aerospace, for which NAC routinely was a top dealer around the globe.
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