Carol Busch, as an associate appraiser with HeliValue$, has been elected secretary of the Wisconsin chapter of the American Society of Appraisers. Busch has been with HeliValue$ for 28 years.
Branding Iron Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations promoted Sheila Reed to director of trade shows and events. Reed previously interned and also was a marketing coordinator at the company.
Alain Gourven joins Helinetwork International as VP of business development. With 25 years industry experience, Gourven has held executive positions in international groups and previously was general manager for Hoist & Winch.
Rebtech appointed Craig Allison as director of sales and marketing to lead the Bedford, Texas-based company’s sales efforts. He has more than 28 years experience in aviation management. He previously held sales management positions at Bell Helicopter.
Erickson Inc. brought on Jason Johnson as senior director of sales for its manufacturing and MRO business unit. He will develop and lead sales and customer support
strategy and manage a global sales team. Scott Cook also joins as senior director of business development for the Americas. With a background in sales, marketing and business development, he will lead the company’s business development activities for the region.
Jet Support Services, Inc., the provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for business aviation, has appointed Ken Goodman as CFO. Goodman graduated from Cornell University with an MBA in finance and began his career as a financial analyst at American Airlines. As senior VP of financial planning and analysis at NetJets, he led all financial planning, forecasting and contract negotiations for aircraft acquisitions and maintenance agreements.
HeliOffshore has appointed Francois Lassale as its operations director. Lassale previously was managing director at Vortex and the director of safety and strategic development for Presidential Flight, United Arab Emirates.
Robert J. Blaha has been named director of business development at Aspen Avionics and will lead business efforts for the company’s NexNav GPS products. Blaha has been with Aspen since 2007 as a regional sales manager and director of international sales.
Airbus Helicopters has named Ralph Crosby III as its executive director of corporate and VIP sales. Crosby previously served as VP of sales at Dallas Jet International and has managed five different geographic regions in the business jet aircraft market.
LCI has named Malcolm MacGregor its VP of sales and marketing for the Americas. He previously served as Milestone Aviation Group’s VP of sales for Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa. He also was a regional sales manager with Sikorsky Aircraft.
FreeFlight Systems appointed Peter Ring as its director of sales and marketing. Ring brings more than eight years experience in avionics manufacturing. He is an active pilot with more than 16 years flying experience with both private and commercial/instrument certifications.
Stuart Jackson is Lobo Leasing’s newest technical director. Jackson held senior positions in the offshore oil and gas industry with major European and Middle Eastern helicopter and fixed-wing operators, including Bristow Group and CHC Helicopter. He currently holds an EASA Part 66 B1.3 type-rated license on medium and large helicopters.
Scott Latino was named avionics manager for Amarillo, Texas-based English Field Aviation. With more than 30 years experience as an avionics technician and 10 years as a repair station operator, he will train technicians, manage avionics installations and repairs and assist with the sales team.