TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Howard Eng, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), announced today that Mr. Ian Clarke, CA, FCA, ICD.D has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer of the GTAA effective immediately.
Mr. Clarke had been serving as the GTAA's interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since April 10, 2017. Prior to taking on this role, Mr. Clarke had served as a Director of the GTAA since 2012, including as a member and Chair of its Audit Committee.
Mr. Clarke was Executive Vice President (VP), CFO and Business Development at Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Ltd. (MLSE) until his retirement on December 31, 2016. Mr. Clarke commenced his 26-year career at MLSE as the Controller, assuming progressively more senior positions, including VP, Finance and Administration, Senior VP and CFO. Mr. Clarke has a proven ability in strategic planning, business operations, risk management, debt and bond financing, as well as mergers and acquisitions.
"Ian is a seasoned finance executive who brings a wealth of experience with him to the GTAA," said Howard Eng, President and Chief Executive Officer, GTAA. "As Toronto Pearson continues to experience significant passenger growth, Ian will play an integral role in delivering the investments necessary to ensure that our growth, and the resulting economic benefits we bring to Ontario, are sustainable over the long-term."
About Toronto Pearson
The GTAA is the operator of Toronto Pearson International Airport. Toronto Pearson is focused on becoming the best airport in the world; enhancing the passenger experience, safety and security, as well as supporting the success of its airline partners. With more than 44 million passengers in 2016, Toronto Pearson is Canada's largest airport.
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The GTAA is the operator of Toronto Pearson International Airport, the biggest airport in Canada and one of the largest airports in North America in terms of passenger and air cargo traffic. In 2014, Toronto Pearson handled 38.6 million passengers. The focus of the GTAA continues to be on competitiveness, growing the airport's status as an international gateway, meeting the needs of passengers,...