March 12, 2014 By Carey Fredericks
March 12, 2014, Toronto - Vector Financial Services, the Leasing Division of Vector Aerospace Corporation, a leading provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has announced that David Thompson has joined the company as a director of sales.
The addition marks the next stage in the expansion of the company's international aircraft leasing and support offerings. "I am thrilled to be joining Vector Financial Services at a time of growth", said David Thompson. "The move signifies an exciting step for me as the company looks to further expand its successful Airbus Helicopters AS332L Super Puma lease offering. I am keen to quickly expand our impressive global client portfolio to support the company's next strategic leap forward in this sector".
David joins Vector Financial Services after four and a half years at Heli-One as the director of sales operations for Asia, Africa and China. He has extensive experience in the aerospace sector having previously worked for BAE Systems Regional Aircraft as the Head of Customer Support – where he initiated the successful BAE146M project – and prior to that, he served in the RAF for 27 years as an Engineer Officer.
"We are delighted that David has joined us", said Balkiz Sarihan, Vice President Business Development and Strategy for Vector Aerospace. "His direct experience of emerging markets in Asia and Africa will undoubtedly prove vital in expanding our lease, by-the-hour support and modification portfolio."