Mary Jordan, Chair of Vancouver Airport Authority’s Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Richmond as President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective July 2, 2013. Richmond will oversee Vancouver International Airport (YVR), Canada’s second-busiest airport and a key global gateway on North America’s west coast. He will be responsible for leading a strategy designed to keep the award-winning international airport competitive, a vital community contributor and key economic generator for British Columbia.
“A unique mix of work experience, skills, education and values amassed over a lifetime of aviation experience made Craig the frontrunner in our global search for a new leader,” says Jordan. “We are pleased to welcome Craig back to YVR, knowing our passengers and 23,000 employees will benefit from his strategic vision for the future of North America’s top airport.”