Corporate governance

BOARD MEMBERS

Yves Louis Darricarrere

Chairman

Yves Louis Darricarrere

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Eric Van Hal

CEO

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Eric Van Hal

Eric was one of the founders of NHV in 1997. He has been CEO of the company ever since.

His main responsibilities include developing and implementing NHV’s mission, vision and strategy, managing the overall operations and resources  and acting as the main point of communication between the board and the corporate operations.

Before founding NHV, Eric owned a shipyard in Nieuwpoort. 

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Liesbeth Tielemans

CFO

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Liesbeth Tielemans

Liesbeth joined NHV in 2012. As the CFO for the Group, she is responsible for the overall financing strategy, as well as controlling, accounting, treasury and cash planning. In this role, she manages a team in Oostende and works closely together with the finance managers in the different countries. Liesbeth also oversees the IT function.

In the past, Liesbeth was Group Company CFO at Eden Chocolates, CFO at Volvo Cars Belgium & Luxemburg. She also held several international finance functions in the Volvo Cars Group after having been Auditor for KPMG.

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Béatrice Beitmann

Board member

Béatrice Beitmann

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Alexandra Goltsova

Board member

Alexandra Goltsova

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Nicolas Darnaud

Board member

Nicolas Darnaud

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Pascal Colombani

Independent board member

Pascal Colombani

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Dominique Lafont

Independent board member

Dominique Lafont

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EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT MEMBERS

Eric Van Hal

CEO

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Eric Van Hal

Eric was one of the founders of NHV in 1997. He has been CEO of the company ever since.

His main responsibilities include developing and implementing NHV’s mission, vision and strategy, managing the overall operations and resources  and acting as the main point of communication between the board and the corporate operations.

Before founding NHV, Eric owned a shipyard in Nieuwpoort. 

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Liesbeth Tielemans

CFO

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Liesbeth Tielemans

Liesbeth joined NHV in 2012. As the CFO for the Group, she is responsible for the overall financing strategy, as well as controlling, accounting, treasury and cash planning. In this role, she manages a team in Oostende and works closely together with the finance managers in the different countries. Liesbeth also oversees the IT function.

In the past, Liesbeth was Group Company CFO at Eden Chocolates, CFO at Volvo Cars Belgium & Luxemburg. She also held several international finance functions in the Volvo Cars Group after having been Auditor for KPMG.

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Brieuc Spindler

COO

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Brieuc Spindler

As COO, Brieuc Spindler has responsibility for all of NHV's operating bases worldwide.

Brieuc has extensive management experience based on more than 25 years of senior leadership positions in aerospace guiding organizations to operational excellence. Until recently, Brieuc was Chief Technical Officer at Asco Industries and member of Asco Group management committee. Brieuc earned a Master's degree in aerospace engineering from The Ecole Nationale de I' Aviation Civile in Toulouse and attended an advanced management program of The Booth School of the University of Chicago. He holds a private pilot's license and is Captain in the French Air Force Reserves.

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Michal Schutty

CTIO

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Michal Schutty

Michal joined NHV in 2013 and since then he held several roles within the organization. Most recently, he was leading the Program Management Office and Operations department. Today, as Chief Technical and Innovation Officer, he is responsible for developing, maintaining and improving NHV's excellence in fields of Flight and Ground Operations, Crew Training, Maintenance and Airworthiness Management. 

Before joining NHV, Michal gained his extensive experience in aviation by integrating and consulting on large and complex systems supporting key business processes for airlines, aircraft manufacturers, maintenance, repair and overhaul stations with a geographical spread from the Far and Middle East through Europe and North America.

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Bart Remmerie

CHRO

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Bart Remmerie

Bart Remmerie joined the NHV Group in 2019 in the role of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). In this role, Bart is responsible for developing and executing our human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, training and development, and compensation. 

Bart brings along 20 years of broad HR experience. Prior to joining NHV, Bart held the position of Director HR Services & Reward at EDF Luminus, overseeing the domains of reward, payroll, personnel administration, expatriates and mobility.

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Steffen Bay

CCPO

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Steffen Bay

Steffen Bay joined the NHV Group in 2019 in the role of Chief Commercial & Procurement Officer (CCPO). Steffen is responsible for the commercial strategy enabling NHV to drive business growth and increase market share. He drives effective, efficient and value-add procurement planning and contract management aligned with our organisation’s strategic priorities and business needs.

Steffen has 20 years of experience across all aspects of the helicopter services value chain. Previous appointments include EADS, Eurocopter, Airbus America, ERA Helicopters and Aeroleo Aero Taxi. Most recently he was responsible for Sales and Relationship Management for Waypoint Leasing in Latin America. 

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