Printer Friendly

AIR METHODS CORP. APPOINTS MARIUS BURKE JR. AS COMPANY'S SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT-OPERATIONS

 DENVER, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Methods Corp. (NASDAQ-NMS: AIRM), the nation's largest exclusive provider of air medical systems and services, today announced the appointment of Marius Burke Jr. as senior vice president-operations. Burke previously served as vice president-operations. Burke will continue reporting directly to Maurice L. Martin Jr., the company's recently promoted executive vice president and chief operating officer.
 Burke will continue in his responsibilities, having chief accountability for operations of the company encompassing all of its field bases. Burke was elected vice president and director of operations of the company in November 1991, and prior to that time, served in various managerial positions with Air Methods-Colorado, including vice president, director of operations and area manager. He was formerly a pilot for Key Airlines (1982-85), an area manager for the Air Med program at the University of Utah (1982-88), manager of flying and chief pilot for Air America (1963-75) and a flight officer for the United States Marine Corps (1958-63). Burke holds Airline Transport Pilot certificates for both airplanes and helicopters. He has been a designated FAA flight examiner with a total of 20,250 flight hours, 12,950 of them in helicopters. Burke has an M.B.A. (1971) and a B.S. in Engineering and Aeronautical Operations (1970) from San Jose State University.
 Air Methods Corp. is the largest exclusive provider of state-of-the-art emergency air medical transportation systems and services to hospitals in North America. Air Methods now serves 54 hospitals in 14 states under 22 dedicated, long-term operating agreements throughout America and will shortly begin providing similar emergency air medical services throughout Mexico, as recently announced. The company utilizes only Instrument Flight Rule (IFR)-certified pilots and aircraft, including 30 helicopters and 12 airplanes, to perform these services. In addition, Air Methods offers completely integrated airborne medical systems for administering intensive care to patients while flying to a trauma center or a tertiary care facility, either from outlying hospitals or the scene of an accident.
 -0- 11/30/93
 /CONTACT: W. Terrance Schreier, chairman and chief executive officer of Air Methods, 303-790-0587; or Malcolm E. McGuire of CCRI Corp., 800-828-0406/
 (AIRM)


CO: Air Methods Corp. ST: Colorado IN: AIR SU: PER

RB-PK -- SF003 -- 8554 11/30/93 08:06 EST
COPYRIGHT 1993 PR Newswire Association LLC
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1993 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:PR Newswire
Date:Nov 30, 1993
Words:373
Previous Article:DEB SHOPS, INC. REPORTS SALES AND NET LOSS FOR THIRD QUARTER AND NINE MONTHS
Next Article:CYBERPUPPY KID'S STUDIO PROGRAM WORKS WITH KODAK PHOTO CD IMAGES
Topics:

Terms of use | Copyright © 2016 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters