Aviation Week Network names senior director, business development – intelligence & data services

Aviation Week Network has announced that aviation and aerospace business strategy and product development executive Thom Clayton has joined the organization as Senior Director, Business Development, the company said.

In this London-based role, Clayton will lead the Intelligence & Data Services portfolio for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries´ largest multimedia information and services provider.

Clayton brings to Aviation Week Network more than 20 years of experience delivering information solutions to the finance sector and top aviation, aerospace and maritime companies, with deep experience in B2B information sales leadership, planning and best practices. Previously, he held senior sales and business development positions at VesselsValue and Reed Business Information´s FlightGlobal. He holds a degree in International Relations from the UK´s Keele University.

The Aviation Week Network is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries that has a database of 1.2 million professionals around the world. Industry professionals rely on Aviation Week for analysis, marketing and intelligence. Customers include the world´s manufacturers, suppliers, airlines, business aviation operators, militaries, governments and other organizations that serve this global market.

The product portfolio includes Aviation Week & Space Technology, AC-U-KWIK, Aircraft Blue Book, Airportdata.com, Air Charter Guide, Air Transport World, AviationWeek.com, Aviation Week Intelligence Network, Business & Commercial Aviation, ShowNews, SpeedNews, Fleet and MRO forecasts, global maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) tradeshows and aerospace & defense conferences.

Aviation Week Network is part of Informa, the international business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events group. Informa serves commercial, professional and academic communities, helping them connect and learn, and creating and providing access to content and intelligence that helps people and businesses work smarter and make better decisions faster.