Heli-One Adds Elvin Ortiz to Sales & Business Development Team for Caribbean Market

March 2, 2017 – Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – Heli-One, a leading global provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that Elvin Ortiz of Arlet Aviation will be joining Heli-One in the Sales & Business Development team in the Caribbean market. Ortiz will be responsible for generating awareness of Heli-One’s services and capabilities in the region while also identifying and growing MRO, nose-to-tail by-the-hour (PBH), and part sales business opportunities.

Ortiz has extensive background in the helicopter industry with more than twenty years of experience in aviation maintenance. He is the CEO of Arlet Aviation, an aviation company with significant maintenance expertise with the Airbus AS350 helicopter type and Safran Engines Arriel 1 series. Ortiz seeks to combine his experience in helicopter maintenance and proven record in business development with his dedication to quality, safety and value as a representative of Heli-One.

“I am proud to be a part of the biggest MRO in the world,” Ortiz said. “From my location in the Caribbean, I can help operators meet their maintenance needs and requirements with the support of Heli-One. As operators’ point of contact, I am excited to share with them the depth of capabilities Heli-One offers.”

“We are pleased to add Elvin to the Heli-One team and feel that Heli-One will benefit from his experience in the Caribbean region,” said Anthony DiNota, President, Heli-One. “We are excited to have him support customers in the region and work with them to provide the full range of Heli-One solutions.”

Elvin Ortiz will be at HAI Heli-Expo in Dallas at the Heli-One booth located in position 2608 in Hall B from Tuesday March 7th to Thursday March 9th.

 

About Heli-One

Heli-One is based in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, and has MRO operations in Richmond, Canada; Delta, Canada; Stavanger, Norway; Fort Collins, Colorado; and Rzeszow, Poland. Heli-One is the world’s largest independent helicopter MRO and hold certifications and expertise on a broad range of airframes and components from major helicopter and engine manufacturers, including Airbus, Sikorsky, Leonardo (AgustaWestland), Bell, Safran, Pratt & Whitney and General Electric.

Heli-One is a segment of CHC Helicopter, the operating company of CHC Group Ltd. (OTC Pink Sheets: HELIQ)

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