MONTREAL, Nov. 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - HNZ Group Inc. (TSX: HNZ.A, HNZ.B) (the "Corporation"), an international provider of helicopter transportation and related support services, announces the addition of Ms. Christine Baird as Strategic Advisor effective immediately.
Christine brings over 30 years of relevant experience to the business and will strengthen the Corporation's international offshore oil and gas growth initiatives. Under her leadership, the international division of CHC Helicopters expanded operations throughout South East Asia, the Middle East, South America, Africa and Australia. As President of CHC Global Operations she presided over a 16-fold increase in revenue during her tenure. According to Christine, she joined the Corporation because "HNZ is a visionary company, built on the strength of its people and has tremendous potential for growth - it is an exciting time for HNZ and I am proud to be associated with them."
Christine has in-depth knowledge of the international markets targeted by the Corporation and throughout her career, has used her dynamic nature to achieve profitable growth and to build enduring relationships. These capabilities will strengthen the Corporation as it executes its international oil and gas growth strategy.
ABOUT HNZ GROUP INC.
The Corporation is an international provider of helicopter transportation and related support services with operations in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Antarctica and Southeast Asia. The Corporation operates in excess of 120 helicopters in support of a range of multinational companies and government agencies including onshore and offshore oil and gas, mineral exploration, military support, hydro and utilities, forest management, construction, air ambulance and search and rescue. In addition to charter services, the Corporation provides flight training and third-party repair and maintenance services. The Corporation is headquartered near Montreal, Canada and employs approximately 800 personnel from 36 locations around the world. The Corporation operates from fixed-base locations as well as from temporary locations, commonly referred to as "pool locations", and provides helicopters in a wide variety of climatic conditions and terrain across Canada, Australia, New Zealand Afghanistan, Antarctica and Southeast Asia.
SOURCE: HNZ Group Inc.
For further information: HNZ Group Inc., Don Wall, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tel.: 780-429-6919, Tel.: 450-452-3007