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YVR gets new president

YVR gets new presidentVancouver Airport Authority board of directors chair Mary Jordan has announced the appointment of Craig Richmond to the role of president and CEO, Vancouver Airport Authority. Under Richmond’s leadership, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) will continue to grow as a global gateway, community contributor and North America’s best airport. A senior airport executive, Richmond brings a wealth of international airport experience back to YVR from positions with Vantage Airport Group as CEO of six different airports in three different countries, each with its own political, financial and cultural considerations. Prior to his international postings, Richmond served as vice-president, Operations at YVR, during which time he led the operational response to the events of 9/11 and SARS and introduced new airfield safety technologies. With a focus on innovation, sustainability and teamwork toward developing YVR’s potential as a key global gateway, Richmond will continue to shape and enhance YVR’s reputation as North America’s top airport.