Tuesday, October 7, 2014
People: October 2014
Airbus Helicopters UK has appointed Alvaro Beteta Meredith as the head of communications. Based at the company’s headquarters in the UK, Meredith will report to Airbus Helicopters UK Managing Director Colin James. Meredith comes from his previous role as communications and PR manager at Airbus Group UK, and holds more than 12 years of agency experience, with eight years experience in the aerospace and defense sector.
Dan Webster has been promoted from vice president of services to managing director of Elbit Systems of Australia (ELSA). Webster joined ELSA in 2013, and has also held positions with Thales Australia and Boeing Defense Australia. He also served in the Australian Army for 25 years.
David Fairbanks, M.D., has been appointed as the medical director for EagleMed critical air medical transport company. Fairbanks is currently the director of emergency medicine and chief of staff at South Big Horn County Hospital in Basin, Wyo. He holds degrees from Brigham Young University and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Fairbanks is also a veteran of the United States Air Force, where he completed four tours as a flight surgeon during Operation Desert Storm.