Aurora Energy Resources Inc.

Aurora Energy Resources Inc.

November 27, 2006 11:24 ET

Mr. Mark Dobbin Joins Aurora's Board of Directors

VANCOVUER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 27, 2006) - Aurora Energy Resources Inc. (TSX:AXU) ("Aurora") is pleased to announce that Mr. Mark Dobbin has joined the Company's Board of Directors.

"We are delighted that Mr. Dobbin has agreed to join our Board," says Oliver Lennox-King, Chairman of Aurora. "Mark brings a wealth of experience and business acumen to the Board and we look forward to working with him in the future."

Mr. Dobbin is the Chairman of CHC Helicopter Corporation ("CHC"), the worlds largest helicopter company and is the founder and President of Killick Capital, a Newfoundland based private equity company. From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Dobbin was the Chairman and CEO of Vector Aerospace Corporation. Prior to 1998, he was employed for 17 years at CHC where he held increasingly responsible positions culminating in serving as Senior Vice-President and a member of the board. Previous to that, Mr. Dobbin held various positions with Petroleum Helicopters of Lafayette, Louisiana and with Aerospatiale of Marignane, France.

Mr. Dobbin has served as a Director of Stratos Global Corporation as well as a Director of Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro. He is currently also a board member of Plasco Energy Group, Consilient Technology, Verafin Inc. and Greyfirst Corp., which are all Killick investee companies.

In 2000, Mr. Dobbin was named one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40 and in that same year was honoured as Alumnus of the Year for Memorial University's Faculty of Business Administration, from which he graduated in 1981. He is also an MBA graduate from Dalhousie University in Halifax. Mr. Dobbin is a resident of St. John's, Newfoundland and remains committed to volunteer organizations for youth and the less fortunate through his work with the Shalloway Newfoundland and Labrador Youth in Chorus and his support of local food banks.


Aurora has 100% ownership in a significant emerging uranium district located in central Labrador. This district includes the Michelin deposit, one of the largest undeveloped resources in Canada, along with several newly discovered uranium deposits and targets.

Contact Information

  • Aurora Energy Resources Inc.
    Mr. Oliver Lennox-King
    (604) 632-4677 or Toll Free: 1-877-632-4677
    Aurora Energy Resources Inc.
    Dr. Mark O'Dea
    President & CEO
    (604) 632-4677 or Toll Free: 1-877-632-4677