WestJet names new member to board of directors

WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSX: WJA) appointed Karen Sheriff as an independent director to its board of directors, the company said.

The appointment is effective immediately and will bring the total number of board members to thirteen.

Sheriff is the current President and Chief Executive Officer of Q9 Networks Inc. having joined the company in January 2015. She holds a master´s degree in business administration, with concentrations in Marketing and Finance, from the University of Chicago.

WestJet offers scheduled service to 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe.