CALGARY, Nov. 7 /CNW/ - WestJet (TSX:WJA) is pleased to announce the
appointment of Sean Durfy, President and CEO of WestJet, to its Board of
Sean has been with WestJet since 2004, when he joined the airline as
Executive Vice-President Sales, Marketing. Sean was appointed to President in
September 2006 and assumed the additional role of CEO in September 2007.
Clive Beddoe, WestJet Executive Chairman commented, "We are very pleased
to have Sean join our Board and we are confident he will be a valuable asset.
Under Sean's leadership as President and CEO, WestJet will continue its
expansion nationally and internationally and we welcome his contributions to
Before joining WestJet, Sean served as President and Chief Operating
Officer of ENMAX Energy Corporation and as an Officer of ENMAX Corporation,
from April 1999 until December 2004. Sean's business background includes
commodity management, product development, operations and marketing and sales
at TransAlta and Honeywell.
WestJet is Canada's leading low-fare airline offering scheduled service
throughout its 38-city North American and Caribbean network. Named Canada's
most admired corporate culture in 2005 and 2006, WestJet pioneered low-cost
high-value flying in Canada. With increased legroom and leather seats on its
modern fleet of 68 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, and live seatback
television provided by Bell ExpressVu on the majority of its fleet, WestJet
strives to be the number one choice for travellers.
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