Aviation consultancy Helios today announced that Mike Pearson has been appointed Sales & Marketing Director with immediate effect. Mike will oversee Helios’ business development activities and will play a key role in the company’s ongoing growth in aviation markets worldwide.
Mike joins from engineering consultancy Atkins, having spent 6 years as their Director of Airport Development. He brings a wealth of experience in the airport development and management sector having previously worked for BAA, TPS Consult and Mott MacDonald in a range of strategic, management, operational and consultancy roles.
Helios Managing Director Mr Nick McFarlane said: “Mike brings valuable know-how to Helios and will be an asset to the management team. He will add extra depth to our expertise in airports consulting, working alongside our own Director of Airports, Steve Leighton. He also has direct experience leading high profile projects and running airports in some of our highest growth markets – the Middle East and Central and Eastern Europe. We are delighted to have him on board.”
Mike Pearson commented: "I’m looking forward to expanding an already strong Helios brand and developing new business across the globe, whilst leveraging our relationship with parent company Egis. Helios has a strong reputation for delivering world-class consultancy and has a great team of people, so all of the ingredients are there to grow.”
Mike will be based at Helios’ Farnborough UK head office and will also oversee sales and marketing at Helios offices in Slovakia and the UAE.
From left to right: Steve Leighton, Mike Pearson, Nick McFarlane