BRAINTREE, MA, October 22, 2015: Madavor Media, LLC, a Braintree-based media company, recently announced the acquisition of Plane & Pilot from Werner Publishing in Los Angeles. Madavor Media has integrated Plane & Pilot into its Enthusiast Division and continues to thrive in the market. As a leading voice in the market for more than 50 years, Plane & Pilot has been publishing outstanding, relevant content to pilots of owner flown light-sport aircraft through light-turbine aircraft. Plane & Pilot continually expands upon the vast base of knowledge and experience from aviation’s most reputable influencers to inspire, educate, entertain and inform.
In order to fuel Plane & Pilot’s growth, Robert Goyer will be joining the Madavor team as VP, Plane & Pilot. Robert comes to Plane & Pilot after 20 years at Flying, where he served as editor in chief and brand leader for the past five years, guiding the title to company-leading metrics in print and digital performance. Robert is the recipient of the 2012 NBAA David W. Ewald Platinum Wing award for lifetime achievement in aviation journalism and the 2012 Bonnier Editor in Chief of the Year award and has served on numerous prestigious boards, including the Wright Trophy selection committee. He holds commercial land and seaplane pilot certificates and is type rated in the Cessna 525 Citation Jet. He has flown hundreds of different types of aircraft, from single-seat ultralights to intercontinental business jets. He is an accomplished air-to-air photographer with dozens of cover images to his credit. Robert will work from an office in Austin, Texas.
Robert commented “I’m thrilled to come to Plane & Pilot and Madavor Media and to arrive with one goal: to make Plane & Pilot the best aviation media brand in the world. Working alongside the remarkable group here at Madavor with its demonstrated commitment to building a great team at Plane & Pilot, it promises to be the flight of a lifetime.”
The entire Madavor team is eager to work with Robert. Plane & Pilot Publisher, Michael McMann said, “I’m very pleased to welcome such an experienced writer, editor and recognized industry leader to head the team.”
Susan Fitzgerald, Madavor’s COO, stated, “we are extremely proud to have such an experienced and dedicated professional to lead the Plane & Pilot team. This strategic investment, along with others we have planned, will position Plane & Pilot as the leader in this space.”
About Madavor Media, LLC:
Madavor Media, founded in 2004, develops and markets content for consumers who are passionate about their interests and those seeking trusted information that helps them take charge of their well-being and live happier and healthier lives. Through its various platforms, it produces magazines, digital contact, videos, events and other means for consumers to connect with the information and content they seek. Headquartered in Braintree, Massachusetts, Madavor Media has team members throughout the United States, close to the communities of interest they serve. Madavor’s headquarters acts as the hub for production, administration, and information, while its associates around the country keep in close contact with its customers.
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