The Executive Committee

Our executive team oversees the effective operation and management of Vancouver International Airport. 

Craig Richmond, President & Chief Executive Officer

Craig Richmond is President & Chief Executive Officer of Vancouver Airport Authority, a role he assumed on July 1, 2013. Previously, Craig held positions with Vantage Airport Group as CEO of six different airports in three different countries. From 1995 to 2006, Craig worked in a variety of operational roles for the Airport Authority including Vice President, Operations.

Glenn McCoy, Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Glenn McCoy oversees the Airport Authority’s corporate finance, accounting and commercial services, including retail and parking operations. He joined the organization at its inception in 1992, became Vice President Finance and CFO in 2007 and was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2014. Glenn sits on the Boards of several companies owned in whole or in part by the Airport Authority, and oversees the Authority’s investments in Vantage Airport Group.

Don Ehrenholz

Don Ehrenholz, Vice President, Engineering

As Vice President, Engineering, Don Ehrenholz oversees long-term planning of YVR’s infrastructure, including capital program implementation and facility maintenance. He joined the Airport Authority in 1994 as Manager, Engineering Projects, held the role of Director, Engineering Projects for many years and most recently served as Vice President, Airport Operations and Engineering.

Steve Hankinson, Vice President, Operations and Information Technology

Steve Hankinson joined the Airport Authority in 2007 as Director, Customer Care and Security. As Vice President, Operations and Information Technology, his responsibilities include security and emergency planning, aviation operations, terminal operations and information technology.


Michele Mawhinney, Vice President, Human Resources

Michele Mawhinney joined the Airport Authority 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.

Anne Murray, Vice President, Marketing and Communications

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

E. Michael O'Brien

E. Michael O'Brien, Corporate Secretary and Vice President, Strategic Planning and Legal Services

Since joining the Airport Authority in 1992, Michael O'Brien has overseen a variety of portfolios. He is responsible for legal services, strategic planning and environmental management. Michael is a member of the Bar in British Columbia and Ontario and acts as Corporate Secretary to the Board of Directors.

Tony Gugliotta

Tony Gugliotta, Senior Vice President, Business Development

Tony Gugliotta joined the Airport Authority in 1992 and assumed responsibility for the corporate finance program, followed by the commercial leasing program in 1994. In 2007, he was appointed Senior Vice President, Marketing & Business Development. In 2014, Tony become Senior Vice President, Business Development, focusing his activities on three major projects: Automated Passport Control, the Designer Outlet Centre and Land Management.

Gerry Bruno


Gerry Bruno, Vice President, Federal Government Affairs

Gerry Bruno re-joined Vancouver Airport Authority 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.

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