5-Oct-2017 Source: Heli-One
Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that Tord Torgersen has been promoted to Managing Director, Heli-One Norway.
Tord has been with Heli-One since 2006, joining as a Customer Support Manager responsible for Europe, Asia, Middle East, and Africa and also had responsibility for the AOG desk for several years. In 2015, he became Manager of Workshops in Stavanger and was promoted in December 2016 to the role of Director of Operations, Norway, where he was responsible for all maintenance and production. Heli-One Norway has continued to expand its capabilities with the opening of a new blade shop, development into engine capabilities, improving efficiency in the production lines, and a renewed commitment to safety and quality.
“I am excited to lead my colleagues at Heli-One Norway,” said Tord Torgersen, newly appointed Managing Director, Heli-One Norway. “I have been here for over 10 years and it has been an honour to be a part of the maturation and evolution of this facility’s capabilities. Our staff have talent, passion, and dedication and are capable of exceptional achievements. I will continue to encourage them to strive for excellence in helicopter maintenance service and be industry leaders in what we do.”
“Since I took my new role, Tord has taken over leading Heli-One Norway and has done an excellent job,” said Eddie Lane, President, Heli-One. “His familiarity with the people, process, and community is invaluable and he has the vision and belief to lead this facility to do greater things. He has always been a strong leader at this facility and I have no doubts that our team will flourish under his direction.”
Tord began his aviation career in fixed-wing as a licensed aircraft component mechanic and developed experience in base and line maintenance. He held various senior supervisory roles in the fixed-wing shop before transitioning to customer support and then eventually to the rotor-wing industry at Heli-One.