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CHC Group Names Interim General Counsel

Friday, January 26, 2018

CHC Group today announced that Hooman Yazhari notified CHC of his resignation from the position of General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer in order to pursue another employment opportunity. Yazhari has served in these capacities since March 2015. The effective date of the resignation will be February 2, 2018. As a result, Imran Hayat, currently chief compliance officer and litigation counsel, will assume the role of interim General Counsel, reporting to Karl Fessenden, CHC’s President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In this role, Hayat will be responsible for the CHC’s legal matters globally.

"We appreciate Hooman’s many contributions to CHC. His counsel and direction on legal matters and strategy has greatly benefited the Company," said Fessenden. "We wish him continued success in his future endeavors."

"Having worked closely with Imran on many complex and challenging legal matters, I have full confidence that Imran and our legal team will continue to manage our legal matters effectively during this transitional period," added Fessenden.

About CHC
For more than 70 years, CHC Helicopter has provided safe, reliable, cost-effective helicopter service in some of the most remote and challenging environments around the world. With extensive experience transporting customers in the oil and gas industry, supporting search-and-rescue and EMS contracts, and providing maintenance, repair and overhaul services, our dedication to safety and reputation for quality and innovation help our customers reach beyond what they thought possible. Visit www.chcheli.com for information.

Brian Bianco
Senior Manager, Communications
+1 214.262.7426

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