President of Product Support, Gulfstream Aerospace

Derek Zimmerman

Derek Zimmerman is president of product support at Gulfstream Aerospace, where he is responsible for sales, service, spares and support spanning over 20 worldwide locations and comprising more than 4,000 employees.

Zimmerman joined Gulfstream in 2011 as vice president of product support materials, where he oversaw parts distribution and the materials supply chain. In 2014, he was named vice president of customer support, directing a group that comprises material services, publications, the computerized maintenance program, customer relations, field service and technical operations.

Prior to joining Gulfstream, Zimmerman was vice president of supply chain and aftermarket development at Piper Aircraft in Vero Beach, FL. Zimmerman earned a bachelor’s degree in international operations from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in business administration from Auburn University.

Last updated Jan. 8, 2019