Grand Prairie, Texas - American Eurocopter, the number one commercial helicopter manufacturer in the United States, has named Robert "Bob" Cox as Senior Manager, Communications and Media Relations.
"We are extremely pleased to have Bob join the American Eurocopter communications team," said Brenda Reuland, Vice President of Communications and Public Relations. "In this position Bob's background as a highly regarded business reporter, particularly his extensive experience in covering aviation, will serve American Eurocopter very well."
An award-winning journalist, Cox brings more than 30 years of experience in newspaper business reporting. Most recently he was senior business writer for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram providing aggressive, issues-oriented coverage of the aerospace, aviation and defense industries. He previously covered the aviation industry for the Wichita (Kan.) Eagle.
In his new role, Cox will be responsible for working with the news media, internal and external communications, as well as advertising programs in support of branding and marketing.
Cox earned his BS in Journalism from California Polytechnic State University with graduate studies in history at Wichita State University.
About American Eurocopter
American Eurocopter is the U.S. affiliate of Eurocopter, the largest helicopter manufacturer in the world, and a subsidiary of EADS North America Holdings, the North American operations of EADS, the second largest aerospace and defense company in the world. American Eurocopter is a helicopter manufacturer and markets, sells and supports the broadest range of civil and parapublic helicopters offered by any manufacturer.
The product line represents the most cost-effective, technologically-advanced helicopters, ranging from light single to heavy twin, serving all markets and missions. Company headquarters and main facility are in Grand Prairie, TX, with a large manufacturing and production facility in Columbus, MS.