July 30 - Oregon, USA headquartered Erickson Air-Crane has named Santiago Crespo its vice president of global sales and marketing, effective July 31, 2013.

Crespo joins Erickson Air-Crane with more than 20 years of international experience in global sales, marketing, finance and management. He most recently served as global key account director of CHC Helicopter, where he was responsible for managing oil and gas business with revenues in excess of USD1 billion.

Crespo is also familiar with Evergreen Helicopters - which was acquired by Erickson Air-Crane in March 2013 - having previously served from 2006-2010 as its director South American sales and marketing.

Crespo succeeds Gary Zamieroski who returns to California, USA to pursue other business opportunities.

Santiago Crespo