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Recognition Event held at the Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh to commemorate the inauguration of the Saudi Rotorcraft Support Company.

Less than 18 months after Alsalam Aerospace Industries, Boeing and Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries agreed to create an in-country helicopter support center, the Saudi Rotorcraft Support Company (SRSC) is open for business.

SRSC achieved its commercial registration license and commenced business operations on the on the 12th April 2017.

Coinciding with its Inaugural Board Meeting, the Executive team hosted a recognition event at the Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh, welcoming the newly recruited employees,  the SRSC Board and Partner Representatives to the newly formed Saudi Rotorcraft Support Company.

“The Saudi Rotorcraft Support Company is a true success story of what’s possible when the right partners and strategy come together,” said Peri Widener, vice president of Integrated Logistics for Global Services & Support and Chair of the SRSC Board of Directors.

A total of 28 employees joined the business upon its inauguration, achieving a over 60% Saudi Employees and over 10% Female employees already recruited to the business.

“Localising Defence Industry, Attracting Talent and Creating Opportunities for development are core to our Strategy within the Saudi Rotorcraft Support Company” said Neil Bevan, Chief Executive of the SRSC, “We are aiming to create real jobs for the people of Saudi Arabia, whilst investing in talent to ensure sustainable knowledge transfer”