DENVER, March 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, today announced the appointment of two key executives, Kevin Campbell and Allison Farish. Kevin Campbell joins Air Methods as Senior Vice President of Process Improvement, and Allison Farish as Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Prior to joining Air Methods, Campbell, a Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder, served as the Managing Director of Healthcare Research at Avondale Partners for nine years, focusing on the healthcare services industry. At Avondale Campbell performed fundamental research for 15 public companies in various healthcare industries, including coverage of air medical transportation services for over six years. In Campbell's new role at Air Methods, he will develop and implement total quality processes and policies and procedures to improve operational practices. Allison Farish most recently was Vice President of People Services at DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc. where she led the Human Resources function for DaVita's operations and oversaw more than 40 field Human Resources directors and managers, as well as led the human resources mergers & acquisitions (M&A) and labor relations functions. Farish brings a rich human resources background to Air Methods with specialist experience in talent management, leadership development and change management. "Air Methods is proud to welcome this dynamic group to the executive team," said Aaron Todd, Air Methods' Chief Executive Officer. "Both Kevin and Allison bring extensive experience in their respective fields and expertise that make them a natural choice for our company. We are excited to welcome them into the fold." Kevin and Allison will start with Air Methods effective March 31 st and April 14 th, respectively. Air Methods Corporation ( www.airmethods.com) is the global leader in air medical transportation. The Air Medical Services Division is the largest provider of air medical transport services in the United States. The United Rotorcraft Division specializes in the design and manufacture of aeromedical and aerospace technology. The Tourism Division is comprised of Sundance Helicopters, Inc. and Blue Hawaiian Helicopters, which provides helicopter tours and charter flights in the Las Vegas/Grand Canyon region and Hawaii, respectively. Air Methods' fleet of owned, leased or maintained aircraft features over 400 helicopters and fixed wing aircraft. Please contact Christina to be included on the company's e-mail distribution list.
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