Helinet Aviation Services has tapped investment banker David Calvert-Jones as its new CEO. He has been serving as the interim CEO since this summer and oversaw the Helinet aerial coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Calvert-Jones joined Helinet in 2004 as senior vice president, corporate strategy, replacing company founder Alan Purwin who remains with the company, focusing on business development. As CEO Calvert-Jones will be responsible for managing the company's growth in the media, defense, law enforcement, motion picture and media industries.
Prior to joining Helinet, he was the managing director at Seafirst Australia Pty Ltd where he managed Australian and international investments.
An accomplished aviator, Calvert-Jones worked as a helicopter pilot on "The Island," "Domino" and the upcoming "Waist Deep" motion pictures and has also volunteered as co-pilot for the LifeFight Helicopter Emergency Medical Service.
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