Vancouver Airport Authority Board Welcomes New Director John Currie

RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Mary Jordan, Chair of Vancouver Airport Authority Board of Directors, today announced the appointment of John Currie to the Board.

"John Currie is a tremendous addition to the Airport Authority's community-based Board of Directors," said Jordan. "His accomplishments in business and support for the local community will complement the leadership of our Board and help ensure that Vancouver International Airport remains a premier global gateway and a local economic generator."

Mr. Currie brings extensive corporate financial experience to the Authority Board as the Executive Vice President and CFO of lululemon athletica Inc. as well as previous experience as CFO of Intrawest Corporation.  Mr. Currie also serves on the board of Coastal Contacts Inc. and is a chartered accountant.

Vancouver Airport Authority is governed by a Board of 14 Directors. Nine Directors, with key ties to the local community, are appointed by eight nominating entities. Up to five Directors are appointed by the Board from the community at large. The Airport Authority President and Chief Executive Officer also serves as a Director.

About Vancouver Airport Authority
Vancouver Airport Authority is a community-based, not-for-profit organization that operates Vancouver International Airport (YVR). Canada's second busiest airport, YVR served approximately 17 million passengers in 2011 and handled more than 258,000 aircraft landings and take-offs on its runways. Sixty-two airlines serve YVR, connecting people and businesses to more than 100 destinations in Canada, the U.S. and around the world.

SOURCE: Vancouver Airport Authority

For further information:

YVR Media Relations
604.880.9815 Twitter: @yvrairport

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