Heli-One Welcomes Christophe Simon to the Sales & Business Development Team

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA, June 15, 2021– Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, announced today that Christophe Simon has joined the Sales and Business Development team. He is based in the UK and will work with existing customers and grow business development opportunities in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Christophe has been working in the aviation industry for over 20 years, with the majority of his time in sales roles in organizations such as Airbus, Thales and Bombardier/Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. He has a wide ranging sales background from aircraft sales, power by the hour programs, avionics solutions, support contracts and technical services.

"I am excited to commence this new chapter in my career with Heli-One. After starting my professional journey on military helicopters two decades ago, I am looking forward to applying my skills and experience with Heli-One, one of the most recognized and trusted names in the business. Heli-One has an extensive product and service offering and I am looking forward to working with operators and owners to find collaborative solutions,” said Christophe.

“Christophe brings with him an exceptional track record of sales success for a diverse range of programs. His strategic and optimistic approach in working with customers and business stakeholders will be well-valued and utilized at Heli-One,” said Carolyn Forsyth, GM Sales & Marketing, Heli-One.

“The EMEA market has great potential and Christophe’s addition to the team is key to growing Heli-One’s business development opportunities there. His experience in a variety of markets will be beneficial to increasing Heli-One’s brand awareness in the region,” said Christian Drouin, VP Heli-One.

Prior to Heli-One, Christophe was with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (formerly Bombardier Commercial Aircraft) in aircraft sales in European markets. Christophe started his career in Avionics Engineering and subsequently has a deep commercial and technical background. He also holds a fixed-wing aircraft pilot’s license.

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: https://www.heli-one.com

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