PGAA Names President and CEO

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport Authority is pleased to announce the appointment of John B. Gibson to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer for the PGAA, effective July 1, 2009.

John comes to Prince George from the Hamilton International Airport, where he has held the position of Vice President of Marketing since 2001. Under his leadership, Hamilton has seen a tremendous growth in both passenger and cargo business. Prior to Hamilton, he held senior positions in air cargo with Canadian Airlines International, where he was General Manager – Cargo International. In this role, he successfully developed a series of cargo initiatives in Japan, Asia, South Pacific, South America, and the United States. Furthermore, John has also been Chair of the Canadian Airports Council Cargo Subcommittee.

John has been in the aviation industry for the bulk of his career, first with Pacific Western Airlines and then with Canadian Airlines International prior to joining Hamilton International Airport. He holds Masters of Business Administration from UBC and carries many affiliations in variety of aviation organizations. John, his wife Corrine, and son Jon, are excited to be coming back to British Columbia to be involved in the opportunities offered at the Prince George Airport and within the community.

Please join in welcoming John to Prince George.