Milestone VP joins Sloane Helicopters as Sales and Marketing Director


AgustaWestland Finmeccanica AW109SP GrandNew

John Parnell, VP North Europe & Canada with Milestone Aviation Group, has started a new role as Sales and Marketing Director at Sloane Helicopters.

Before Milestone, Parnell worked for over six years with Finmeccanica helicopters, culminating with a role as Head of Region for UK and Ireland. This included leading all of the commercial activity and introduction of new helicopter fleets in a variety of market segments including corporate, EMS, UK military and utility.

John is quoted as saying “I am excited to be joining Sloane Helicopters which has for over forty years developed outstanding helicopter sales and services built on trust, quality and exceptional customer care. I look forward to further developing our capabilities leveraging our unparalleled domain expertise, OEM relationships and innovative support solutions to benefit all our customers.”

Sloane Chairman David George added “We are delighted to welcome John to Sloane Helicopters as he brings a wealth of experience of the AgustaWestland products and a solid understanding of the UK market. This is an exciting time for Sloane who have a number of key projects ongoing and we look forward to a strong future.”

Sloane Helicopters is the UK’s leading independent supplier of helicopter sales and services with the emphasis on quality, safety and customer care. Sloane Helicopters is an AgustaWestland/Finmecannica Authorised Service Centre and UK and Ireland Distributor in addition to being a Robinson Approved Service Centre and UK and Ireland Distributor.