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The Executive Team

Meet the team that oversees the operation and management of YVR.

  • Tamara Vrooman
    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Tamara Vrooman is an award-winning leader, known for her exemplary track record leading large, complex institutions in both the private and public sectors and her bold positions on sustainability and inclusion. Prior to joining YVR as President & CEO, she served for nine years on YVR’s Board and for 13 years as the President & CEO of Vancity, Canada’s largest community credit union, transforming the business into a global reference point for values-based banking. She currently serves as Simon Fraser University’s 12th Chancellor, chairs the board of the Rick Hansen Foundation and is the recipient of the Order of British Columbia (2019), Peter Lougheed Award for Leadership in Public Policy (2016) and BC CEO of the Year Award – Major Private Company, Business in Vancouver (2015), among many other citations.

    To contact Tamara, please reach out to her at [email protected] or +1-604-276-6501.

  • Gerry Bruno
    Executive Advisor

    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 DuJohn
    Vice President, Innovation and Chief Technology Officer

    Lynette DuJohn joined the Vancouver Airport Authority in April 2016 as Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Digital Officer. Lynette is responsible for all aspects of Information Technology at Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

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    Richard Beed
    Vice President, Human Resources

    Richard Beed joined YVR in October 2020 as Vice President, Human Resources (HR). Richard has an extensive background in HR and has also led many other business units in his previous leadership roles. At YVR, he currently oversees HR, health and safety, supply management and sustainability.

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    Argiro Kotsalis
    Vice 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.

  • Robyn McVicker
    Vice 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, baggage, emergency planning, customer care and facility maintenance.

  • Scott Norris
    Vice President, Commercial Development

    Scott Norris joined the Airport Authority in September 2016 and is responsible for Commercial Services, Land and Cargo Development. Scott brings with him extensive experience in business development at airports in Australia and New Zealand.

  • Diana Vuong
    Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

    Diana Vuong joined the Airport Authority in 2007 as Director, Finance and Controller. As Vice President, Finance and CFO, Diana is responsible for finance and accounting, enterprise risk management and the project management office.

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