(West Plains) – A continuing story Ozark Radio News broke yesterday on the air and on ozarkareanetwork.com, Air Evac Lifeteam announced Wednesday that they will be moving their headquarters from West Plains to O’Fallon, Missouri, taking roughly 120 corporate and training positions from West Plains to the new location, along with roughly 30 accounting and IT jobs moving to Louisville, TX.
Air Evac President Seth Myers spoke with Ozark Radio News and talked about the announcement and the move, which includes the closing of a communications building in Houston, MO:
He continued and said that there are multiple reasons for the move of those jobs to O’Fallon:
Myers also talked about the options that employees affected by the move have:
West Plains City Administrator Tom Stehn told Ozark Radio News that the city was disappointed with the decision, but that they are hopeful for the future:
The new O’Fallon headquarters will occupy 52,000 square feet of a 78,000 square-foot office building. The change is expected to take full effect November 1, 2012.