It is our pleasure to announce John Tory as the newest member of the Air Georgian team. Mr. Tory will be joining us in a newly appointed executive role as Vice President Corporate Development. In this new role, John will primarily focus on expanding opportunities for Air Georgian within the Air Canada Express brand. John will identify new areas of growth within our Capacity Purchase Agreement (CPA) across all gauges of regional aircraft while maximizing our delivery of regional airline feed in a safe, cost-effective and reliable manner.
Additional key objectives will be to:
- Identify business solutions through our CPA that facilitate cost reduction by restructuring certain services currently outsourced to in-house solutions;
- Commercialize aspects of our business where we have proven to be industry leaders by leveraging excess capacity; and
- Focus on global best practices related to the commercial side of our business.
About John Tory
John began his journey in aviation as a line pilot. He then ventured into aviation business management and aircraft charter, spending the last ten years developing, influencing and upholding strategic growth initiatives. Most recently, he held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of a private aircraft management company. John holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management and a Global Executive MBA from the University of St. Gallen.
The regional market in Canada is changing; Air Georgian will play a major role in that change.