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Heli-One’s Jesse Goranson Named to Wings and Helicopters’s Annual Top 20 Under 40 List August 16, 2016

August 16, 2016 – Delta, Canada - Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to congratulate Jesse Goranson, Manager of Business Development and Strategy, on being selected by Wings and Helicopters Magazine for their annual Top 20 Under 40 list. This list represents the top Canadian aviation professionals who have made a transformative impact in the industry. The list, currently featured in Wings and Helicopters Magazine, feature 20 professionals that have demonstrated an ability to drive positive change and provide leadership, while showing a passion for the aviation industry.

Over his 4.5 years with Heli-One, Jesse has worked with the company’s global facilities, OEMs and industry partners to develop and implement a growth strategy for Heli-One. Some notable achievements include the launch of a new website, increasing the addressable market by 20% through OEM partnerships and generating an additional 10% in annual sales through the launch of marketing automation and enterprise technologies.

“Jesse is smart, motivated and passionate about aviation. He is a valuable member of the team with the experience and industry acumen to help Heli-One address the needs of our customers today and in the future. Jesse brings a great work-ethic everyday and he is a worthy recipient of this achievement,” said Carolyn Forsyth, General Manager of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development, Heli-One.

Guy Borowski, General Manager of North America Operations, Heli-One, added, “I have had the pleasure of working with Jesse for the last couple of years and he has always provided valuable insight to the senior leadership team. His forward-thinking approach has helped Heli-One develop into a leading player in the MRO space – particularly with helping our company develop the business and operational technologies needed to be successful in a global industry. I admire Jesse’s dedication to professional excellence and his competitiveness on the golf course!”

“This is a fitting honor for a colleague who has brought so much to Heli-One. Jesse is a dedicated, proven, and astute member of the team and the aviation industry as a whole,” added Anthony DiNota, President, Heli-One. 

Heli-One congratulates all the Top 20 Under 40 winners for 2016 – the entire list and profiles can be seen in the July/August issue of Wings, July issue of Helicopters, as well as in their respective digital editions.