He started working in the drilling industry as a laborer in 1992 and worked his way up over the next decades working in over 25 countries, to become an owner of his company, Blackhawk Drilling, formed in 2004 in Canada. After selling Blackhawk drilling in 2012, Yannick earned his Commercial Helicopter pilot’s license. He flew helicopters in Canada, USA and South America. He managed GSH Helicopters (Canadian operator) in Bolivia and Chile until recently when Covid ceased the operations. Yannick Joined Major Drilling Argentina in August 2021, as General Manager. Major Drilling is a leader in the drilling industry with operations in 18 countries, having its headquarters in Moncton, New Brunswick.
Since 1996, Major Drilling Argentina has been operating in the country, and this has been possible thanks to the expert team and the global reach of the company despite daily challenges such as inflation, imports.