American Eurocopter Names Samuel Adcock Vice President – General Manager of its Columbus, MS, Helicopter Production Plant

He will oversee all operations at the Mississippi plant, will be a member of the American Eurocopter Executive Committee and report directly to President and Chief Executive Marc Paganini.


An alumnus of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, with a master’s degree in Public Administration, Adcock was selected to the Presidential Management Internship (PMI) program in 1987. That led to the start of his federal government career with the U.S. Navy’s Supervisor of Shipbuilding.

About American Eurocopter

American Eurocopter is the U.S. affiliate of Eurocopter, the largest helicopter manufacturer in the world, and a subsidiary of EADS North America Holdings, the North American operations of EADS, a world leader in aerospace, defense and related services. American Eurocopter is a helicopter manufacturer and markets, sells and supports the broadest range of civil and parapublic helicopters offered by any manufacturer. The product line represents the most cost-effective, technologically-advanced helicopters, ranging from light single to heavy twin aircraft, serving all markets and missions. American Eurocopter’s headquarters and main facility are in Grand Prairie, Texas with a large manufacturing and production facility in Columbus, Miss.

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