Farquharson Leaves WestJet

WestJet has announced changes to its sales leadership team.

Effective immediately, Lyell Farquharson, vice-president, Sales, has left WestJet. In the interim, while officials look to recruit a permanent replacement for this position, the following members of the airline’s Commercial Leadership team will cover all key sales areas:

  • Brian Znotins, vice-president, Network, Schedule Planning and Alliances, will now also oversee the Sales Strategy and Distribution and Travel Support teams, with Peter Kelava, director, Sales Strategy and Distribution, and Tim Paul, senior manager, Sales Planning, and Business Development team reporting to him.
  • Richard Bartrem, vice-president, Marketing Communications, will now also oversee both the Corporate Sales, Agency Sales and Business Development groups, with John Pease, director, Corporate Sales, Jane Clementino, director, Agency Sales, and the Business Development team reporting to him.
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