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Atkinson named VP, Corporate Development at Premier Aviation

Dec. 1, 2014, Trois-Rivieres, Que. - Premier Aviation President and CEO Ronnie Di Bartolo has announced the appointment of Larry Atkinson to the position of Vice President, Corporate Development.


December 1, 2014
By Carey Fredericks

Atkinson started with Premier Aviation in 2012 and has been instrumental in the implementation of several important business strategies and commercial initiatives which have improved the corporate culture at the company. He has also helped successfully drive the bottom line performance of three production centres.
 
In his new role, Atkinson will be responsible in providing leadership for corporate strategy development, including establishing and delivering corporate priorities, metrics, as well as business planning processes. His role is critical in directing Premier’s major business development initiatives. Atkinson’s initial priorities will be to focus on strengthening Planning and Marketing/Sales functions and improving capacity utilization at production sites.
 
“Larry has demonstrated the capacity to develop and implement creative business solutions to the challenges facing Premier Aviation,” Di Bartolo said. “I am fully confident in Larry’s abilities to take on this expanded corporate role and responsibilities and significantly contribute to our continuing business success. “