BROSSARD, QC, June 20, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - AIRMEDIC's President and CEO,
Christian Trudeau, as well as Chief of aeromedical operations, François
Rivard, are happy to announce the appointment of four key players to
the company. "We wanted our administrative and operational teams up and
running before the summer season," said Christian Trudeau. "Mission
accomplished, and AIRMEDIC is now ready for liftoff!"
Isabelle Tisseur has been appointed Vice President of Human Resources and Member Services. Before joining AIRMEDIC, Ms. Tisseur served as Senior Manager and
later Vice President of Human Resources at Transcontinental
Interactive. She holds an MBA and previously worked as a management
consultant at Hydro-Québec and as a senior organizational development
advisor at Rogers Communications Inc.
Isabelle Boucher has been appointed Medical Director. Ms. Boucher has been practicing emergency medicine for nearly ten
years, notably at CSSS des Sommets, CHRDL Joliette, and the
Mont-Tremblant Ski Clinic. She is an M.D. with a degree in both family
and mountain and adventure medicine. Isabelle is an aviation medicine
specialist with five years of experience in the field.
Pierre Pourciel has been appointed Air- and Heli-borne Operations Manager. Mr. Pourciel has been working in the field of aeronautics for over 35
years. As a seasoned check pilot and pilot instructor, Pierre has
trained more than 150 helicopter pilots to date in Quebec and overseas.
He boasts a wealth of experience in air transport management, including
heliport operations management and performance of air fleet procurement
and operations studies.
Jean Handfield has been appointed Chief Helicopter Pilot. Before joining the AIRMEDIC crew, Mr. Handfield was a pilot instructor
at Eurocopter. He has also worked for Pemberton Helicopters, Helicraft
2000, and Hélicoptères La Vérendrye (Viking Helicopters) as Chief
Pilot, Operations Manager, and Flight Instructor. As a renowned pilot,
Jean has taken part in missions of all kinds: police operations, rescue
missions, reports, and others.
AIRMEDIC is a private company that stands out for its premier airborne
medical services. The only company of its kind in Quebec, AIRMEDIC
possesses the facilities and air fleet needed to carry out fast and
effective emergency medical rescue operations across the province. It
also offers interhospital transfer services, organ transport, and
airborne transportation for people awaiting organ donations.
For further information:
Christian Trudeau, President and CEO
Tel.: 450 766-0770