The Executive Team

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, Strategy & Chief Financial Officer

Glenn McCoy oversees the Airport Authority’s corporate finance, strategic planning and innovative solutions, including BorderXpress products. 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 Airport Authority’s investments in Vantage Airport Group.

Don Ehrenholz

Don Ehrenholz, Vice President, Engineering & Environment

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 therefore has the responsibility for Environment, Airport Planning and the Master Plan. Don joined the Airport Authority in 1994.

Steve Hankinson, Vice President, Operations & 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 & Supply Management

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.

Argiro Kotsalis, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

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

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. 

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.

Gerry Bruno

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.

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