NAV CANADA reduces number of executive team members

NAV CANADA has announced it has reduced its his executive management committee from 13 to nine members effective September 1, 2020, the company said.

The announcement comes after four NAV CANADA executives recently made their respective decisions.

These recent departures are an opportunity to streamline operations and leverage synergies where possible. The direction, leadership and oversight provided by the new executive team will ensure that NAV CANADA remains a world leading air navigation service provider and is well positioned to navigate the unprecedented challenges facing the aviation industry.

Under the leadership of the President and Chief Executive Officer, the following executives have retained their responsibilities:

-Sandy Struthers, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer will retain his responsibilities for the financial management of NAV CANADA.
-Raymond G. Bohn, Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer will retain his responsibilities for the development of a skilled and motivated workforce at NAV CANADA.
-Leigh Ann Kirby, Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary will retain her responsibilities as the NAV CANADA top legal officer, continuing to oversee the corporate security; real estate; records and distribution; supply chain; and insurance and risk management functions.
-Elizabeth Cameron, Vice President, Labour Relations will retain her responsibilities for developing labour relations strategies and mandates for collective bargaining for NAV CANADA.
-Donna Mathieu, Vice President, Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer will retain her responsibilities for the investment and management of the assets of the NAV CANADA pension plan and the corporate treasury function.

Effective September 1, the following executives now oversee new responsibilities:

-Mark Cooper, Vice President & Chief Technology and Information Officer, is responsible for the operational and business technology strategies of NAV CANADA.
-Ben Girard, Vice President & Chief of Operations, is responsible for the delivery of NAV CANADA´s air traffic services (ATS) with a focus on providing safe, efficient, and cost-effective services for customers.
-Diana Kelly, Vice President & Chief Safety & Quality Officer, is responsible for the NAV CANADA safety management program related to operational risk.

NAV CANADA is a private, not-for-profit company, providing air traffic control, airport advisory services, weather briefings and aeronautical information services for more than 18 million square kilometres of Canadian domestic and international airspace.