SuperJet International (SJI) has appointed Stewart R. Cordner as
Senior Vice President Commercial.
Stewart will manage, amongst other things,
the sales and marketing activities for the Sukhoi Superjet 100
Stewart made his first
steps in aviation in 1985 with British Aerospace. Over the past 32
years he has enjoyed a global career within commercial aviation,
his experience encompassing manufacturing, MRO,
customer support and latterly for the last 15 years aircraft sales
and asset management.
Stewart worked for BAE Systems for
more than 10 years and in 2010 he founded the Cordner Aviation
Group, specializing in aircraft trading and marketing consultancy
services. He joined Ilyushin Finance Corporation in October 2012 as
Sales and Marketing Director. During his career, he has also held various positions
overseas in Latin America, USA, China and Europe.
“This appointment is aimed at setting a noticeable change of
direction,” said Stefano Marazzani, CEO of SuperJet International. “Stewart’s experience and passion will
consolidate and strengthen our relations with existing and future
customers. His knowledge and hard knocks experience blended with
his heart will lead the SSJ100 Program to higher results.”
Stewart graduated at Loughborough
University Business School in Industrial Sales and Marketing. He is married with two