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Heli-One Announces Appointment of New Head of Sales January 27, 2021

RICHMOND, BC, January 27, 2021—Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, announced today the appointment of Rob Cole to the position of head of sales. Cole will be based in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada and will work with the Sales and Business Development team to further grow Heli-One's commercial opportunities worldwide.

Cole has more than 15 years of experience in the aviation sector—starting as an offshore helicopter pilot and then becoming a base manager for CHC Helicopter in 2012. In 2013 he transitioned into a variety of commercial roles including sales, business development, and account management with a focus on long-term strategic growth. Prior to joining Heli-One, Cole was vice president of business development for PHI International. In addition to his broad operational and commercial experience in the helicopter industry, Cole holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.

"I am excited to rejoin the Heli-One/CHC Helicopter family in this role,” said Cole. “It is great to be working with familiar faces again as well as some new ones. I aim to use my flying and commercial experience to position Heli-One as the global MRO of choice. I am eager to work with the team to develop new solutions that meet the real needs of our customers in the current environment while growing the Heli-One business," said Cole.

"Rob brings to Heli-One a great combination of operational and commercial skills. He has developed wide commercial experience in the industry and brings back to the team a wealth of knowledge and perspective which will directly benefit our customers," said Carolyn Forsyth, general manager sales, commercial and customer support.

About Heli-One

Heli-One is based in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, and has MRO operations in Richmond, Canada; Delta, Canada; Stavanger, Norway; and Rzeszow, Poland. Heli-One is a leading independent helicopter MRO with certifications and expertise in a broad range of airframes and components from major helicopter and engine manufacturers, including Airbus, Sikorsky, Leonardo, Bell, Safran Helicopter Engines, Pratt & Whitney Canada and General Electric.

Heli-One is a segment of CHC Helicopter, the operating company of CHC Group Ltd. For more information about Heli-One, visit:

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