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The Executive Team

Our Executive Team guides over 450 employees, whose daily mission is to operate the airport in a safe, efficient and reliable manner.

ACI honoured Craig Richmond—YVR’s President & CEO—with the new Excellence in Visionary Leadership Award for his outstanding contribution to the aviation industry.

  • Craig Richmond, President and CEO
    Craig Richmond
    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Craig Richmond is President and Chief Executive Officer of Vancouver Airport Authority. Previously, Craig held positions with Vantage Airport Group as CEO of six different airports in three different countries. From 1995-2006, Craig worked in a variety of operational roles for the Airport Authority including Vice President, Operations.

     

    In 2017, Airport Revenue News recognized Craig Richmond as Director of the Year – Large Airport Category for his outstanding contributions to aviation.

  • Gerry Bruno, Vice President Federal Government Affairs
    Gerry Bruno
    Vice President, Federal Government Affairs

    Gerry Bruno re-joined YVR in January 2013 and is responsible for the Airport Authority's advocacy program for federal government policy issues. From 1992 to 1997, Gerry served as Vice President, Marketing and Strategic Planning for the Airport Authority.

  • Lynette DuJohn
    Lynette DuJohn
    Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Digital Officer
    Lynette DuJohn recently joined YVR as Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Digital Officer. Previously, Lynette held the position of Chief Information Officer with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation and is a licensed Professional Engineer.
  • Don Ehrenholz, Vice President Engineering and Environment
    Don Ehrenholz
    Vice President, Engineering

    Don Ehrenholz oversees the long-term planning of YVR's infrastructure, capital program implementation and facility maintenance. A key aspect of this plan is supporting YVR's aggressive sustainability targets. Don is responsible for Environment, Airport Planning and the Master Plan. Don joined the Airport Authority in 1994.

  • Steve Hankinson Vice President Operations and Maintenance
    Steve Hankinson
    Vice President, Planning and Innovation

    Steve Hankinson joined the Airport Authority in 2007 as Director, Customer Care and Security and was appointed Vice President, Operations in 2011. Now as Vice President, Planning and Innovation, his responsibilities include integrated planning and overseeing YVR's Innovative Travel Solutions.

  • Argiro Kotsalis, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
    Argiro Kotsalis
    Vice President, Legal and Chief Governance Officer

    Argiro Kotsalis joined the Airport Authority in October 2015 and is responsible for the legal compliance and insurance portfolios. Argiro also acts as a conflict of interest officer, privacy officer and Corporate Secretary to the Board of Directors. Argiro is a member of the Bar in British Columbia.

  • Michelle Mawhinney
    Michele Mawhinney
    Vice President, People and Sustainability

    Michele Mawhinney joined YVR in 1992 as a human resources consultant. In 2003, she was appointed Vice President, Human Resources. Michele is responsible for employee and industrial relations, health and safety, employee training and supply management.

  • Robyn McVicker
    Vice President, Operations and Maintenance

    Robyn McVicker joined the Airport Authority in 2013 as the Director, Marketing and Communications. As Vice President, Operations and Maintenance, responsibilities include groundside, terminal and airside operations, security, emergency planning, customer care and facility maintenance.

  • Anne Murray, Vice President Marketing and Communications
    Anne Murray
    Vice President, Airline Business Development and Public Affairs

    Anne Murray joined the Airport Authority in 1992 and was appointed Director, Environment in 1998 and Vice President, Community and Environmental Affairs in 2000. Anne is responsible for aviation marketing, communications, media relations and community relations.

  • Scott Norris
    Scott Norris
    Vice President, Commercial Development
    Scott Norris joined the Airport Authority in September 2016 and is responsible for Commercial Services and Cargo & Business Development. Scott brings with him extensive experience in business development at airports in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Diana Vuong
    Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
    Diana Vuong joined the Airport Authority in 2007 as Director, Finance and Controller. As Vice President, Finance and CFO, Diana is responsible for all components of finance, the enterprise risk management portfolio as well as priorities and planning. 

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