RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Mary Jordan, Chair of Vancouver
Airport Authority Board of Directors, today announced the appointment
of John Currie to the Board.
"John Currie is a tremendous addition to the Airport Authority's
community-based Board of Directors," said Jordan. "His accomplishments
in business and support for the local community will complement the
leadership of our Board and help ensure that Vancouver International
Airport remains a premier global gateway and a local economic
Mr. Currie brings extensive corporate financial experience to the
Authority Board as the Executive Vice President and CFO of lululemon
athletica Inc. as well as previous experience as CFO of Intrawest
Corporation. Mr. Currie also serves on the board of Coastal Contacts
Inc. and is a chartered accountant.
Vancouver Airport Authority is governed by a Board of 14 Directors. Nine
Directors, with key ties to the local community, are appointed by eight
nominating entities. Up to five Directors are appointed by the Board
from the community at large. The Airport Authority President and Chief
Executive Officer also serves as a Director.
About Vancouver Airport Authority
Vancouver Airport Authority is a community-based, not-for-profit
organization that operates Vancouver International Airport (YVR).
Canada's second busiest airport, YVR served approximately 17 million
passengers in 2011 and handled more than 258,000 aircraft landings and
take-offs on its runways. Sixty-two airlines serve YVR, connecting
people and businesses to more than 100 destinations in Canada, the U.S.
and around the world.
SOURCE: Vancouver Airport Authority