NHV Group Celebrated 25 Years of Operation

Ostend, BE – 04/07/2022

NHV Group commemorated the achievement of 25 years of operation at a companywide event on Friday 1st July.

On this day, 9 NHV bases across Europe and West Africa held an event for employees and their families to commemorate this milestone. The event included entertainment for kids, dinner, and awards as well as a presentation, delivered by the Executive Committee in various NHV bases and live streamed via TEAMS.

Thomas Hütsch, NHV Group Chief Executive Officer was presenting in Ostend Belgium, Mike Gislam, the Chief Operations Officer in Norwich UK, Laurent Verhelst the Chief Financial Officer visited the base in Abidjan Ivory Coast and Bart Strubbe who is the Chief Development Officer presented from Esbjerg Denmark. 

During the event, the Executive Committee thanked all past and present employees, suppliers, contractors, supporters, and clients who helped to shape the company over the last 25 years.

Thomas Hütsch, NHV Group’s CEO commends staff during his presentation and positively emphasises the bright and successful future of NHV, accentuating that the achievement comes from “the creative initiatives, strategies and the continuous effort and passion from the entire team”.

NHV Group will also continue to promote a social media campaign across their social platforms (LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook) using the hashtag: #25yearsofNHV.

The campaign which will continue to run until the end of the year, will feature key historical and relevant moments and events which has shaped the company from a family run business into an international group with 400+ employees.



About NHV Group:

NHV Group, headquartered in Ostend Belgium, specialises in B-to-B helicopter services and operates with a strong geographic presence in Europe and Western Africa. The group conducts operations from several bases on two continents with a team of 500+ employees.

NHV’s main focus is on the energy-producing industry, including the Renewables Sector. Our scope of work also includes Maritime Services, Search and Rescue (SAR) and Harbour Pilot Services. Aside from the helicopter operations, NHV is an approved training organisation (ATO) and an official service centre for our partner, Airbus Helicopters. NHV also provides Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) solutions.

In addition to supporting its fleet, NHV provides extensive third-party maintenance services to a variety of civil and military clients. The group has a multipurpose high-value fleet of over 40 helicopters. NHV’s majority shareholder is Ardian, the world-leading private investment house with assets of US$120bn managed or advised across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East.

NHV Group has no Russian shareholders and is not involved with any Russian affiliated organisations in the delivery of helicopter services or aircraft spare parts.

For more information please contact:

Jessicca Gordon


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