Vice President, Americas
Mr. Phillips was appointed as Vice President, Americas effective June 2017. He previously served as Vice President, Global Operations Services from April 2016 to June 2017. Prior to this role, Mr. Phillips served as Region Director of the Americas Region from July 2013 to April 2016, in which role he was responsible for operations and business development efforts in the region, and as Director of Flight Operations from April 2008 to July 2013. Since joining the Company in 2003, he has also served as Head of Flight Operations (Europe), Chief Pilot, Director of Training and Check Airman. Mr. Phillips has more than 10,000 total hours in flight time in both fixed and rotary wing aircraft, and holds certifications including Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), Certified Flight Instrument Instructor (CFII), Multi Engine Instructor (MEI), Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE) and Air Transport Pilot (ATP). He began his flying career in the U.S. Army in 1988. He graduated flight school in 1989 from Fort Rucker, Alabama, and served five years on active duty and another five in the Louisiana National Guard before transitioning to civilian helicopter services in the Gulf of Mexico.