C.W. Pollard Joins Board of AeroMechanical Services

Dépèche transmise le 3 juin 2011 par Business Wire

C.W. Pollard Joins Board of AeroMechanical Services

C.W. Pollard Joins Board of AeroMechanical Services

CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AeroMechanical Services Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: AMA) (the “Company” or “AMA”) today announced the election of C.W. Pollard and the re-election of all incumbent board members at yesterday’s annual and special meeting.

“We are very fortunate and thankful to welcome Chuck Pollard to the board of AeroMechanical Services”

Mr. Pollard brings a wealth of commercial and military aviation experience to the Company. His background includes a senior management role at Omni Air International, Inc., a privately owned U.S. international charter airline, where he was Managing Director from 1997 to 2006, President & CEO from 2006 to 2008, and Vice Chairman from 2008 to 2009.

Previously, Mr. Pollard was employed at World Airways, Inc., the oldest U.S. non-scheduled airline, from 1987 to 1997, where he served as President from 1992 to 1995 and President and CEO from 1995 to 1997. He practiced corporate law in the Washington, DC office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom from 1983 to 1987. He is a graduate of George Washington University Law School, the Maxwell Graduate School of Syracuse University, and Saint Anselm College.

Mr. Pollard currently serves as a director of a number of companies that include Allegiant Travel Co., a U.S. low-cost scheduled airline traded on NASDAQ; Air Partner PLC, a UK air charter brokerage and trading company listed on the LSE; and AirCastle Limited, a U.S.-based aircraft finance and leasing firm traded on the NYSE.

In addition to his role as a board member, Mr. Pollard will provide consulting services to AMA to help raise the Company’s profile in the global aviation markets.

“We are very fortunate and thankful to welcome Chuck Pollard to the board of AeroMechanical Services,” said Bill Tempany, AMA Chairman and CEO. “The Company is aggressively marketing in the commercial aviation arena and we will benefit from the breadth of experience he brings to this market segment. The Company is excited to have someone with Mr. Pollard’s credentials and experience on our team.”

About AeroMechanical Services

AeroMechanical Services Ltd., under the brand name FLYHTTM, provides proprietary technological products and services designed to reduce costs and improve efficiencies in the airline industry. The Company has patented and commercialized three products and associated services currently marketed to airlines, manufacturers and maintenance organizations around the world. Its premier technology, AFIRS™ UpTime™, allows airlines to monitor and manage aircraft operations anywhere, anytime, in real-time. If an aircraft encounters an emergency, AMA’s emergency data streaming mode, FLYHTStream™, automatically streams vital data, normally secured in the black box, to designated sites on the ground in real-time. The company has been publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange since 2003 under the symbol AMA.

AFIRS, UpTime, FLYHT, FLYHTStream and aeroQ are trademarks of AeroMechanical Services Ltd.

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