Vancouver Airport Authority recently announced the appointment of Joseph Caron to its Board of Directors.
Caron has a distinguished diplomatic career that spans 40 years and includes ambassadorships to China, Japan and India.
He has held several positions related to Asian and international economic affairs, including Foreign and Defence Secretariat of the Privy Council Office and as Assistant Deputy Minister for Asia-Pacific at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. He has also served as Canada’s Senior Official for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, responsible for managing the Canadian Prime Minister’s participation in APEC.
Caron is Strategic Advisor, Asia-Pacific at Heenan Blaikie, as well as a Distinguished Fellow of the Asia Pacific Foundation and an Honorary Research Associate of the University of British Columbia’s Institute of Asian Research. He is also a Director of Manulife Financial and on the Board of the Canada Business Council of British Columbia.
The Airport Authority is governed by a Board of 14 Directors. Nine Directors, with key ties to the local community, are appointed by eight nominating entities. Up to five Directors are appointed by the Board from the community at large.
The Airport Authority President and Chief Executive Officer also serves as a Director.
Visit our website for more information on our Board of Directors.