ACROHELIPRO Appoints Executive Vice President

Richmond - ACROHELIPRO Global Services Inc., a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace Corporation, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Nicholson as Executive Vice President with responsibility for U.S. operations and for global sales and marketing, based in ACROHELIPRO's Dallas, Texas, facility.

"Nicholson's appointment," says Peter Tierney, ACROHELIPRO President and CEO, "comes in response to our company's expanding presence in the U.S. rotary-wing MRO market."

"In keeping with ACROHELIPRO's strategic plan to expand its world-class helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul services," explains Tierney, "we required a proven, experienced leader with the skills and innovative track-record to ensure we would meet, or even exceed our goals…I'm particularly confident that John Nicholson is that leader."

Nicholson brings a diverse set of skills and experiences to ACROHELIPRO, having achieved success in all aspects of his more than 25-year career within the aviation industry; ranging from engineering, customer support, quality assurance and marketing, up to and including executive management positions. His success in the areas of quality, customer service and business development, coupled with years of experience in team-building and mentoring will prove to be appreciable assets to ACROHELIPRO's growing U.S. operations.

Nicholson's notable academic credentials include a PhD in Turbine Design from Oxford University and a BEng from the University of Liverpool, in addition to successful completion of various executive leadership and strategic marketing courses.

ACROHELIPRO Global Services Inc. is a world-leader in providing comprehensive tip-to-tail maintenance, repair and overhaul services for helicopters and components including engines, airframes, avionics components and accessories. Based in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, the company is recognized as one of British Columbia’s top exporters, and as an industry-recognized "employer of choice," with approximately 550 employees at six facilities located throughout Canada and the United States.