Cathay Appoints New Vice-President, Canada


Cathay Pacific Airways has appointed Nick Hays as vice-president, Canada.

Hays will be based in Vancouver and will be responsible for the airline’s business and operations in Canada.

Hays brings a broad range of experience to his new role. He joined Cathay Pacific’s parent company, John Swire & Sons, in Hong Kong in 2006 and has held management positions with Steamships Shipping in Papua New Guinea and Swire Shipping based in New Zealand. In 2010, he transitioned to Cathay Pacific as planning projects manager where he was responsible for route development for the airline’s North America and Australasia passenger business.

From 2011 to 2013, he served as country manager, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan and prior to his recent move to Canada, he resided in Tokyo as Cathay Pacific’s sales and marketing manager, Japan.