February 15 - Columbia Helicopters has named Stan Wilson as president of the company.

For 13 years, Wilson has been vice president of finance at the Portland, Oregon based heavy lift helicopter operator.

Mike Fahey will continue in his role as ceo, and he noted: "The timing is right to align our leadership team for the future growth of Columbia Helicopters. The first step in this transition process was to promote Stan to president, where he will transition over to managing the organisation."

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