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 RichmondPresident 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 BrunoVice 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 DuJohnVice President, Information Technology and Chief Digital OfficerLynette 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 EhrenholzVice President, Engineering
Don Ehrenholz oversees long-term planning of the airport and implementation of YVR’s capital program including terminal expansion, airside construction and infrastructure upgrades. Don joined the Airport Authority in 1994.
Steve HankinsonVice 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 KotsalisVice 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.
Michele MawhinneyVice 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, environment and supply management.
Robyn McVickerVice 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 MurrayVice 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 NorrisVice President, Commercial DevelopmentScott 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 VuongVice President, Finance and Chief Financial OfficerDiana 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.