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Vector announces management changes

Vector announces today a number of management changes in its North American Operations.

September 18, 2007  By Carey Fredericks

Vector announces today a number of management changes in its North American Operations. Effective immediately John MacDougall will take on the position of
President of ACROHELIPRO Global Services Inc. and Brian Thompson will
assume the position of president of Atlantic Turbines International

John MacDougall has over twenty years experience in the aerospace
industry and has served as the President of Atlantic Turbines since its
inception over fifteen years ago. He has built a stable, dedicated and
highly effective management team at Atlantic Turbine and under his leadership,
Atlantic  Turbines has grown significantly with demonstrated

Brian Thompson joined Atlantic Turbines in 2006 and is a key member of
the current senior management team. He holds an MBA from the University
of Western Ontario and prior to joining Atlantic Turbines, held a
number of senior management positions with Aliant Inc. and Atlantic
Canada Opportunities
Agency (ACOA).

Peter Tierney, current President of ACROHELIPRO has resigned and
effective immediately will be transitioning out of his role in Vector.
He will be returning to the UK to pursue an opportunity that fits with
his long termpersonal objectives.


In commenting on the management changes, Vector's President and Chairman, Donald Jackson noted:
"We thank Peter for his years of fine service at Sigma Aerospace and ACROHELIPRO and wish him well in his new endevors. I am confident that
both ACROHELIPRO and Atlantic Turbines will continue to flourish under
the leadership of John and Brian. Today, Vector has a strong
organization and its long term priorities and strategies will remain
unchanged. Vector will continue to pursue a growth strategy focused on
creating and enhancing shareholder value."

Vector Aerospace Corporation is an independent provider of aviation
repair and overhaul services. Through facilities in Canada, the United
States and the United Kingdom it provides services to commercial and
military customers for various types of gas turbine engines, components
and helicopter airframes. It also provides information technology
solutions to an international customer base. Principal operations
include Atlantic Turbines, Sigma Aerospace, ACROHELIPRO and Pathix. The
Company has approximately 1,100 employees.


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