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.
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.
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 and supply management.
Don EhrenholzVice 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.
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.
Steve HankinsonVice President, Operations and Maintenance
Steve Hankinson joined the Airport Authority in 2007 as Director, Customer Care and Security. As Vice President, Operations and Maintenance, his 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.
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.
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.