Gogo names new executive VP, CCO

Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a global provider of broadband connectivity solutions and wireless entertainment to the aviation industry, has promoted Jon Cobin to executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Gogo, the company said.

Cobin has served in a leadership position at Gogo for six years, most recently as head of strategy and global sales for Gogo´s commercial aviation division. Under his leadership the company has experienced numerous successes, including adding more than 1,000 2Ku aircraft to the backlog in 2016.

In his new role, Cobin will continue to manage strategy and sales, but will take on the added responsibilities of managing Gogo´s product and marketing teams.

He received his Master´s Degree in Business Administration from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, from Dartmouth College.

Gogo is in in-flight connectivity and wireless entertainment services for commercial and business fleets around the world. It currently has partnerships with 16 commercial airlines and has installed in-flight connectivity technology on more than 2,900 commercial aircraft. More than 7,000 business aircraft are also flying with its solutions, including the world´s largest fractional ownership fleets. It is also a factory option at every major business aircraft manufacturer. The company has more than 1,000 employees and is headquartered in Chicago, IL, with additional facilities in Broomfield, CO, and various locations overseas.