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Air Methods Announces New Human Resources Leadership

DENVER, Jan. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM), the global leader in air medical services, today announced the appointment of key executive Heather Dumas as senior vice president of Human Resources.

In her new role, Heather will drive the strategic direction for the Company’s human resources program, servicing more than 4,400 team members, and focusing on all aspects of the program. Heather will begin with Air Methods effective Jan. 11.

“We’re excited to welcome Heather to the executive team,” said Aaron Todd, Air Methods’ chief executive officer. “She is a leader who shares a passion aligned with our Company’s values, which are driven by safety, quality and integrity. I am confident that she will be a strategic contributor to our long-term growth and success.”

Heather brings nearly 20 years as a global human resources leader with experience in healthcare, manufacturing and service industries. Prior to joining Air Methods, Dumas served as senior vice president of Global Human Resources and Safety at Gates Corporation. At Gates Corporation, she proactively led the $3 billion company’s Human Resources and Safety functions for 15,000 team members, across 32 countries. In addition, Heather oversaw more than 200 team members, and directly managed and developed a team of 24.

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 450 helicopters and fixed wing aircraft.

CONTACTS: Christina Brodsly, Director, Corporate Communications (303) 256-4122 or christina.brodsly@airmethods.com. Please contact Christina to be included on the company’s e-mail distribution list.

Source:Air Methods Corporation