7-Feb-2016 Source: Sloane Helicopters
Sloane Helicopters is delighted to announce that John Parnell has joined the Company as Director of Sales and Marketing. John has had a wide-ranging 17 year aviation career starting as a UK military helicopter pilot, gaining invaluable operational and management experience. More recently, he has held senior executive helicopter sales and leasing positions. John was formerly the UK and Ireland Head of Region for AgustaWestland/Finmeccanica helicopters where he led all commercial activity and introduced new helicopter fleets in a variety of market segments including corporate, EMS, UK MOD and utility.
John is quoted as saying “I am excited to be joining Sloane Helicopters which has for over forty years developed outstanding helicopter sales and services built on trust, quality and exceptional customer care. I look forward to further developing our capabilities leveraging our unparalleled domain expertise, OEM relationships and innovative support solutions to benefit all our customers.”
David George (Chairman) added “We are delighted to welcome John to Sloane Helicopters as he brings a wealth of experience of the AgustaWestland products and a solid understanding of the UK market. This is an exciting time for Sloane who have a number of key projects ongoing and we look forward to a strong future.”
Sloane Helicopters is the UK’s leading independent supplier of helicopter sales and services with the emphasis on quality, safety and customer care. Sloane Helicopters is an AgustaWestland/Finmecannica Authorised Service Centre and UK and Ireland Distributor in addition to being a Robinson Approved Service Centre and UK and Ireland Distributor. Sloane Helicopters provides wide-ranging helicopter services including full management, maintenance and training from its headquarters in Sywell Aerodrome, Northamptonshire and base in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.