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Embraer Executive Jets Delivers 400th Phenom Jet to European Customer

São José dos Campos, Brazil, July 8, 2013 – Embraer Executive Jets recently delivered the 400th Phenom business jet to The Hansgrohe Group, a 112-year-old German firm. The aircraft was a Phenom 300 and the delivery took place at São José dos Campos.

“Delivering the 400th Phenom is a major milestone and illustrates the success of this program in setting a new standard for entry-level and light business jets,” said Ernest Edwards, President, Embraer Executive Jets. “The Phenom has been well received by owner-operators, corporate flight departments and leading fractional providers around the world.”

“This is an important delivery for us,” said Colin Steven, Vice President Sales – Europe, Middle-East and Africa, Embraer Executive Jets. “Delivery of the Phenom 300 to The Hansgrohe Group means we will have nearly 60 Phenoms in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, further growing our presence in these important markets.”

“As an advanced manufacturer, we were looking for an aircraft that has the versatility and quality to match the high-quality brand we have created at Hansgrohe,” said Albert Kuenstle, Flight Manager for the Black Forest-based company. “The Phenom 300 is a perfect match. We are honored to take delivery of the 400th Phenom and join the ranks of other global companies that operate the Phenom 300.”

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About The Hansgrohe Group

During its more than 112-year history, the company, Hansgrohe ( has acquired a reputation in the sanitation sector as one of the innovative leaders in technology, design and sustainability in bathroom fixtures. In 2012, the company generated sales of about EUR 805 million with its Axor, Hansgrohe, Pharo and Pontos brands (2011: EUR 764 million). The Hansgrohe Group currently has a global workforce of about 3,400 employees, with about two-thirds working in Germany.

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