McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Anthony Rios as President of Flight Data Systems. Anthony will lead the reorganization of the company as it moves its headquarters from Melbourne, Australia to the Dallas Fort Worth region.

Anthony comes to Flight Data Systems from Avionica, a GE-backed avionics and aircraft electronics provider. He came up as an engineer, moved into sales leadership, and for the last three years has served as Avionica’s Chief Operating Officer. He comes to Flight Data Systems with a strong understanding of its products and customers and a great track record of driving growth and leadership success.

Founded in 1990 in Melbourne, Australia, Flight Data Systems drives operational efficiencies in aviation using their portfolio of data acquisition, data recording, data storage, and data analysis tools. Over the past 30+ years, the company has provided leading products and services to the business aviation, commercial airlines, military and government, and most recently, unmanned aerial systems segments.

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Managing Director Jared Moriarty, Vice President Michael Finegold, and Executive Recruiter Austin Mitchell