Flightsafety appoints Edward Koharik to General Manager


Flightsafety international has promoted Edward Koharik to general manager of visual systems, replacing Jon Hester.

In his new role, Koharik will lead a team of 200 engineers, system specialists and service and support professionals based in St Louis Missouri, Austin Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah.

“We congratulate Ed on his well-deserved promotion,” said Ray Johns, executive vice president, Government.

“Since joining FlightSafety in October 2015, Ed has consistently demonstrated his outstanding leadership and management skills, and developed an in-depth understanding of the current and future needs of the commercial Customers and government agencies we serve. We sincerely appreciate the many contributions Jon made to the success of FlightSafety and wish him all the best.”

Koharik served in the United States Air Force for 23 years. He has also acted as a senior service fellowship at the naval postgraduate school, staff assignments at air mobility command and U.S. transportation command and chief of U.S. transportation command’s enterprise readiness center.