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HNZ Group Inc. (HNZ.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Laurence Pollock

68 2014 Chairman of the Board

Don Wall

2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Matthew Wright

2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Sylvain Sguin

2012 Chief Operating Officer, Vice President

Keith Mullett

2011 Executive Vice President - International

Robert Mackay

2012 Vice President - Special Projects

Frdric Cotnoir

2012 Secretary

Laurence Murphy

63 2014 Director

Randall Findlay

66 2014 Independent Director

Mathieu Gauvin

2010 Independent Director

Carmen Loberg

2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Laurence Pollock

Mr. Laurence M. Pollock is the Chairman of the Board of HNZ Group Inc. Prior to which he was an Independent director of the company. Mr. Pollock is the President and Chief Executive Officer and director of both Canadian Western Bank (CWB) and Canadian Western Trust. Mr. Pollock is also a director of Canadian Direct Insurance Incorporated (a wholly owned subsidiary of CWB). Mr. Pollock is also a director of EPCOR Utilities Inc. and WestJet Airlines. He is also a member of the Canadian Bankers’ Association Executive Council. Mr. Pollock has experience as an analyst and commercial loan underwriter and has served on many audit committees, including those of WestJet Airlines and EPCOR Utilities Inc., Allianz Insurance and Trafalgar Insurance of Canada. Mr. Pollock holds a Business Administration designation from the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Arts & Sciences.

Don Wall

Mr. Don Wall CPA is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of HNZ Group Inc. Mr. Wall took on the responsibility of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation in late 2009. Mr. Wall has held various positions with the Corporation and its predecessors for over 20 years, including Senior Executive Vice President, President of CHC Helicopter Corporation’s Western Division, Corporate Treasury Manager and Director of Finance. Mr. Wall has been a director of the HNZ business since the initial public offering of the Fund in 2005 and has been a director of the predecessor operator of the Canadian Helicopters business since 2000. Mr. Wall holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from Memorial University of Newfoundland, is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (inactive) and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Matthew Wright

Mr. Matthew Wright has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Company. effective as of August 15, 2015. Mr. Wright, formerly manager of investor relations and financial analysis, has been with the corporation since January, 2014. Mr. Wright holds a master of business administration with a finance specialization from the University of Alberta, holds a master of theological studies from the University of Toronto and is a CFA charterholder.

Sylvain Sguin

Mr. Sylvain Sguin is a Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of HNZ Group Inc., Mr. Séguin is an airline transport rated helicopter pilot. He has been with HNZ and its predecessors for 14 years. His previous senior positions with HNZ include Vice President and Director of Marketing (Eastern Canada) and Vice President Safety and Quality. In addition to over 30 years of experience in the aviation industry, some of his professional training includes Human Factors, Advanced Safety Management, Civil Flight Instructor and Canadian Aviation Safety Officer Training. He serves as the chair of the board of the Helicopter Association of Canada and is active in the Québec Transport Association.

Keith Mullett

Mr. Keith Mullett, CA, is a Executive Vice President - International of HNZ Group Inc. Mr. Mullett will be responsible for Canadian Helicopters' current and future international commercial charter operations excluding Afghanistan and will oversee the development of Canadian Helicopters' international operations including the integration of the business of Helicopter (N.Z.) Limited that was recently acquired by Canadian Helicopters. Mr. Mullett will initially be based in Nelson, New Zealand and is then expected to return to Les Cèdres, Québec in early 2013. He will report directly to Don Wall, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Helicopters. Mr. Mullett brings experience in the helicopter transportation services industry. He has held senior positions with CHC Helicopter over a period of ten years including as Managing Director of European Operations. In his time in Aberdeen Scotland, Mr. Mullett also played a key role in the integration of CHC's European Operations. Most recently, Mr. Mullett was the Senior Executive of Soteria, a consortium comprised of CHC Helicopter, Sikorsky Aircraft, Thales and the Royal Bank of Scotland that was established to supply search and rescue helicopter operations in the United Kingdom. He began his career with Ernst & Young in Canada as a Chartered Accountant.

Robert Mackay

Mr. Robert Mackay is an Vice President - Special Projects Projects of HNZ Group Inc., Mr. Mackay has been with HNZ and its predecessors for almost 40 years. In addition to being an experienced pilot, he has previously held the positions of Vice President and General Manager Western Canada, Vice President Marketing Western Division and Base Manager.

Frdric Cotnoir

Laurence Murphy

Mr. Laurence Murphy is Director of HNZ Group Inc. Mr. Murphy has over 40 years of experience working with international oil and gas and engineering companies, in operational, business development and executive roles. He worked for Nexen Inc. for over 20 years, retiring in 2009 as Executive Vice President, International Oil and Gas, and continued to provide consulting services until mid-2013. Mr. Murphy is currently on the board of directors of Farmgas Community Partners Limited, an Irish company with an emerging biofuels business. Mr. Murphy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from University College, Dublin, Ireland. Mr. Murphy was appointed as a member of the Board on March 31, 2014. He is currently a member of the Compensation, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.

Randall Findlay

Mr. Randall J. Findlay is an Independent Director of the Comapny. Mr. Findlay retired as the Co-Founder and President of Provident Energy Trust in June 2006. He is also the former chair of Breitburn Energy Partners. In addition to acting as a director of the public companies listed below, Mr. Findlay is a director of privately held EllisDon Construction Inc. and Sea NG Management Ltd. Mr. Findlay has extensive experience in business management, finance and governance having held executive positions for over 25 years with a number of energy-related companies, including TransCanada Pipelines Ltd. and NOVA. In addition, Mr. Findlay is a former chair of the board of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation and is a board member of the University of British Columbia Campaign Cabinet. Mr. Findlay holds a Bachelor of Applied Sciences in chemical engineering from the University of British Columbia, and is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors Education Program and holds the designation ICD.D. He is currently a member of both the Compensation, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and the Audit Committee.

Mathieu Gauvin

Mr. Mathieu Gauvin is an Independent Director of HNZ Group Inc. Mr. Gauvin is a Partner at Richter Advisory Group Inc. and has been with the firm since 2006. From January 2006 to May 2006, he was Chief Financial Officer of Europe’s Best Inc. From February 1991 to January 2006, he was Vice President and Partner of Schroders & Associates Canada Inc. and from November 1987 to February 1991, he was Manager, Acquisition Analysis, for that company and its predecessors. Mr. Gauvin is also a director and chair of the Audit Committee of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. and Supremex Inc. Mr. Gauvin holds a B.Com. from McGill University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA), Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Mr. Gauvin currently chairs the Audit Committee of the Corporation.

Carmen Loberg

Mr. Carmen Richard Loberg is an Independent Director of HNZ Group Inc. Mr. Loberg is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of NorTerra Inc., an Edmonton-based investment and management company with investments in air and marine transportation, logistics, industrial supplies and manufacturing, a position he held from 2000 until his retirement in June of 2010. Mr. Loberg was also the President of NorTerra’s northern jet airline, Canadian North, from 1998 until 2004. Mr. Loberg has been a director of HNZ since August 2000. Mr. Loberg is a director of McCoy Global Inc., a member of its Compensation and Human Resources Committee and the chair of its Governance Committee. He is also a director of Stuart Olson Inc. and a member of its Audit Committee and of its Governance Committee. Mr. Loberg is a director of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (Port Metro Vancouver), a member of its Human Resources and Compensation Committee and a member of its Audit Committee. He is also a former member of the board of directors of the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation. Mr. Loberg currently chairs the Compensation, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee of the Corporation.

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