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Ivan Levy

Executive Chairman

EEA Helicopter Operations B.V.

Zurich, CH

EEA Helicopter Operations B.V.
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Ivan Levy’s Biography

Ivan Levy is Executive Chairman and majority shareholder of EEA Helicopter Operations BV, the European entity of CHC Helicopter Operations which transports people to and from offshore oil & gas installations in the EMEA regions as well as running sea rescue operations.

With an interest in fine dining, Ivan is co-owner of fera and The Kitchen restaurants in Palma. He is shareholder & Non-Executive Chairman of Son Naava which produces bio dynamic olive oil from Spain. He also has interests in property development and is shareholder and Non-Executive Chairman at Coco Sage, known for creating luxury spaces in stunning locations in Mallorca.

In 2000, Ivan owned the master licence and opened the first UK branch of California Closets, on the Kings Road in London. Earlier, in 1983, Ivan and his wife established the franchise for The Body Shop in Switzerland. He ran the company as CEO until 1996 when he moved to the UK to take up a board position at The Body Shop International. In 2010, Ivan sold The Body Shop, Switzerland to COOP but remained CEO until 2012.

His charity work has included Vice President of the Board of Aids-Hilfe Schweiz, which aims to educate people about sexually transmitted diseases, in particular HIV. Ivan was UK Chairman of Magic Bus, a not-for-profit organisation which empowers vulnerable children in India, to make effective life choices. He initiated the Magic Bus Myanmar and is now a member of the Magic Bus Global Board.

Ivan was also a Director and owner of Earthchild in Cape Town, a business he sold to Truworths in 2014. Additionally, Ivan created and supported a new brand identity for a charity founded by the Franciscan Convent in Arta, Mallorca and is the Founder and Chair of Dulwich International Schools Foundation, who guide children from poverty to prosperity.

Ivan Levy’s Newsfeed

The design route in Palma: from the new Soho to the best lifestyle store in Europe

It is the gourmet dream of its owner, the Swiss businessman Ivan Levy, who decided to sell The Body Shop franchises in his country to come to Spain to make oil and rehabilitate historic buildings in the old town of Palma.

Restaurant Fera and Porsche present the Taycan, Porsche's first electric car

It may seem that Fera restaurant in Palma and Porsche have little in common, but they share the same principles: quality, tradition, innovation and environmental protection.

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Ivan Levy’s Background

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EEA Helicopter Operations B.V.
Executive Chairman
Dec 2017 - Present
Den Helder, NL
EEA Helicopter Operations (EHOB) is the European entity of Dutch company CHC Helicopter, global headquarters Irving, Texas. EHOB provides helicopter services in the North sea and operates under the CHC brand name.
Earthchild Project
Director
Oct 2008 - Mar 2014
Cape Town, ZA
Earthchild creates relaxed and natural clothing in harmony with nature. The company is passionate about building brands with wholesome values.
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Other Business Interests

Magic Bus
Global Board Member
Apr 2018 - Present
Mumbai, IN
Magic Bus is a not-for-profit organisation that works towards creating equal opportunities for children and youth living in some of the most vulnerable circumstances in India.
Restaurantes Fera SL
Owner & Non-Executive Chairman
Oct 2017 - Present
Palma, ES
Located in a restored old town palace in Palma, fera is a feast for the eyes, with its eclectic decor and a feast for the palate with its exceptional dining. https://spark.adobe.com/page/GVOMr7hVK6G9e/ https://spark.adobe.com/page/upHDTTGUEkOqB/
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Current Board Positions

Celebrity Masters
Chairman of the Board
Sep 2021 - Present
Celebrity Masters aims to revolutionise how organisations and private individuals interact with celebrities, removing intermediaries and connecting them directly through a variety of services.
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Coco Sage SLU
Shareholder & Non-Executive Chairman
Apr 2015 - Present
Palma, ES
Coco Sage is a luxury property development company focusing on expansive spaces which feature custom details, the finest natural finishes and the best locations.
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Previous Board Positions

spirella AG
Board Member & Executive Chairman
Mar 2013 - Nov 2014
Zürich, CH
The spirella brand stands for distinctive style, innovation and design expertise in bathroom interiors, both domestic and international.

Philanthropy

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Dulwich International Schools Foundation
Founder & Chair
Oct 2016 - Present
Shanghai, CN
Dulwich International Schools Foundation (DISF) is a philanthropic Catalyst for social change, who strive actively to support organisations & social enterprises that are engaged in guiding children & young adults to move from poverty into prosperity.
Magic Bus UK
UK Chairman
1990 - 2005
London, UK
Magic Bus is a not-for-profit organisation that works towards creating equal opportunities for children and youth living in some of the most vulnerable circumstances in India.
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Commercial Partners

Porsche
Palma, ES
Restaurant Fera is working with Porsche Baleares launching the new Porsche Taycan in 2021.

Business Interests

Finca Son Samaa
Located on the beautiful and picturesque island of Mallorca, Finca Son Samaa is a five-bedroom and 7-acre house for sale. Found on the east coast between Porto Cristo and Proto Colom, the house is surrounded by stunning views of the Mallorcan countryside.

Ivan Levy’s Education

University of Buckingham
BA Economics
1976 - 1978
Concord College
1974 - 1975

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