Peter Rice has been appointed as General Manager of Summit Helicopters, which holds bases in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, and Kamloops and Terrance, BC, to provide service in Western and Northern Canada.
Summit Helicopters is part of The Ledcor Group of Companies, which also controls Summit Air and is one of North America’s most diversified construction companies, serving the building, oil and gas, infrastructure, mining, power and communications sectors. Ledcor also owns operations in wastewater treatment, property investment, forestry, and transportation services.
As the General Manager of Summit Helicopters, Rice will be responsible for providing safe, reliable and efficient operations at Summit Helicopters, while supporting the company’s strategic and operational plan. He has been with the company for more than 10 years.
Coming from a maintenance background, Rice originally joined Summit Helicopters as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) and held the positions of Production and Quality Assurance Manager and, later, Base Manager, at its Yellowknife operations. He later served as Summit’s Operations Manager in Kamloops.