June 5, 2007 – AcroHeliPro Global Services Inc., a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace Corporation announces the appointment of Phil Kemp as Vice-President (VP) Sales, with responsibility for all product lines supported by the company’s operations located throughout North America.
“The in-dept knowledge, expertise and dedication to customer-service Phil brings to the VP Sales position enables AcroHeliPro to further expand into new markets, and enhances our ability to develop and market new, cutting-edge products and services to helicopter operators around the globe,” says John MacDougall, President of AcroHeliPro.
In 31-years of progressive experience and responsibility, Kemp has earned the reputation as a trusted and valuable asset to helicopter operators around the globe. This recognition is the result of having worked with some of the industry’s major operators and MRO providers in capacities ranging from: licensed maintenance engineer, Director of Maintenance, General Manager and finance/appraisal consultant. His detailed knowledge spans practically every model of helicopter associated with the Bell, Eurocopter, Sikorsky, MD and Westland platforms; in operations including S-61 logging and off-shore oil, fire-fighting, search and rescue and utility environments. In his previous position as General Manager for AcroHeliPro -Langley, Kemp held responsibility for all areas of the operation including maintenance, structures, manufacturing, completions and avionics, and all aspects of corporate sales.
Kemp’s expertise and creative approach to problem-solving are much sought-after within the industry, as illustrated by requests for his ongoing participation and leadership on numerous Helicopter Association International committees, as well as an assortment of national and regional rotary-wing industry and safety working groups. A true helicopter enthusiast, in addition to his appreciable skills as an MRO service provider, Kemp is also a licensed helicopter pilot.