Craig L. Dobbin, O.C.
Born in 1935, the third of 11 Children, Craig Dobbin’s unique entrepreneurial spirit and vision have led him where few were willing to travel. Where others see adversity, he sees opportunity.
Mr. Dobbin’s CHC Helicopter Corporation has grown into a leading provider of helicopter
transportation services to the oil and gas industry, with a fleet of 312 aircraft operating in
21 countries, and with approximately 2,500 employees world-wide. With helicopters operating an all seven continents, CHC is also a world leader in Search and Rescue, Repair and Overhaul, humanitarian relief work, onshore helicopter services and lightweight aerospace component manufacturing.
In addition to serving as Chairman and CEO OCHC, Mr. Dobbin also servers in various other capacities in business and the community – he is the Honorary Consul of Ireland for Newfoundland and Labrador, and supports a number of organizations including the St. Patrick’s Mercy Home Foundation; the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation; and the School Children’s Food Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador.