Alexandria, Virginia (August 23, 2019) – Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces that it is seeking highly qualified individuals to apply for the position of president and CEO of the member-based organization. Current President and CEO Matthew Zuccaro announced his retirement earlier this summer, effective in June 2020.
HAI has retained the executive search firm Heidrick and Struggles to assist with the international search. Initial screening of applicants has begun, and the firm will continue to accept applications until the HAI Board of Directors makes a selection and fills the position.
The president and CEO of HAI directs the organization's mission and vision, leads the staff, represents and speaks for the organization and its work, and is responsible for implementing the decisions and recommendations of the HAI Executive Committee and Board of Directors.\
HAI is the professional trade association for the international helicopter industry. Its members, representing more than 3,000 aviation businesses and individuals, safely operate more than 4,500 helicopters approximately 2.3 million hours each year in more than 73 nations around the world. HAI is dedicated to the promotion of the helicopter as a safe, effective method of commerce and to the advancement of the international helicopter community.
For the complete job description and information about the association, please download the HAI president and CEO position specifications. For those interested, applications should be emailed to HAICEO@heidrick.com.