15-Jan-2014 Source: Avinco
Avinco has further strengthened its commercial team with the recent appointments of Joanna Lumanlan and Viviane Mello as Commercial Director for the Helicopter Market. These strategic appointments address Avinco’s ambition to expand in key South East Asian and South American markets.
Joanna Lumanlan worked for Eurocopter Philippines from 2007 to 2010 managing, monitoring & developing private commercial helicopter operator accounts and handling training requirements for local customers. Joanna joined Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopter) South East Asia in 2010 where she initially acted as Customer Support responsible for regional customer trainings and was in charge of pre-owned inventory sales for ESEA.
Viviane Mello started her career in Brazil at Air France acting as Commercial Manager in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulofor Corporate accounts. From 2010 to 2013, she worked at Turbomeca do Brasil as Customer Support Manager for the VIP, Corporate and Parapublic markets in Brazil, and developing a new network certification project for the Latin American market.
“I am extremely pleased to welcome Joanna and Viviane ; two very talented professionals” says Francois Gautier, CEO of Avinco.” Joanna brings Avinco invaluable knowledge of the South East Asian market, and her personality and natural dynamism will no doubt yield great results for us. Viviane not only boasts an excellent network and deep knowledge of the helicopter segment in South America; her energy and drive make her a valuable addition to the team.”
“I am confident Joanna and Viviane will make a great contribution to Avinco’s continued success and growth” concludes Gautier, “We are ready for new challenges for 2014 and beyond.”
Joanna Lumanlan is based in Singapore. Viviane Mello is working in Avinco’s Monaco office.
You can meet Avinco’s full sales team at Heli-Expo 2014 in Anaheim from 24-27th February 2014. Booth 3622.
About Avinco: In 2013 Avinco celebrated its 10th anniversary as one of the leaders in pre-owned helicopter sales worldwide. In addition to buying and selling helicopters, Avinco also offer sourcing, leasing, financing and consultancy services worldwide, and offer a large inventory of pre-owned helicopter spare parts. Avinco is also a major player is the commercial aircraft trading industry, offering commercial jets, turbo props and large VVIP jets.
For more information visit: www.avinco.net