EagleMed Announces New President

EagleMed Announces New President 17 Aug, 10, Source: EagleMed

After more than thirty years of building and operating the most successful air medical transport company in the Midwest, the founders of EagleMed have announced their planned retirement from the company. Jim and Iva Ballard are set to retire from EagleMed by early September. With this announcement, EagleMed is pleased to name the newest member of the company’s leadership team. Larry Bugg has been named as the President of EagleMed, LLC. He officially started in this role on August 16th.

A graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical and Texas A & M Universities, Larry Bugg began his aviation career as a twenty-nine year veteran of the United States Army before moving to the field of air medical transport. Larry has most recently served as the Vice President of Operations and Safety at Med-Trans Corporation (MTC), where he has had direct oversight of flight operations across their diverse multi-state organization. In addition to his many organizational memberships and affiliations, Mr. Bugg has served as secretary of the Air Medical Safety Advisory Council and vice chair of the Air Medical Operators Association Safety Committee. He brings thirty-two years of extensive aviation and safety experience with him to EagleMed.

“We are excited to have such a knowledgeable and experienced individual to carry on with the task of leading EagleMed into the future,” says Iva Ballard. The Executive Vice President and co-founder of EagleMed further notes that Larry Bugg is a “respected member of the air medical community who will be a valuable asset to EagleMed and the communities in which we serve.”

Wichita based EagleMed, an Air Medical Group Holdings subsidiary, acknowledges the dedication and commitment that Jim and Iva Ballard have provided to the company throughout their many years of leadership. They will remain with EagleMed during the coming weeks to assist with the transition in leadership of the company.

HeliHub.com editor note – Mr Bugg has a profile on LinkedIn.com

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