Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd. (NEO: CJET) (“Canada Jetlines” or the “Company”) the new, all-Canadian, leisure airline, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Shawn Klerer to its Board of Directors. Mr. Klerer has over 30-years of experience in strategic planning, finance, marketing, operations management, sales management, and leadership development, having held executive level positions at several companies.
“Shawn is another great addition to strengthen the Canada Jetlines Board of Directors,” stated Eddy Doyle, President & CEO. “With his experience and success as a senior executive in global corporations, we look forward to his leadership and contributions to Canada Jetlines.”
Mr. Klerer’s experience spans numerous industries including: telecom, financial services, travel, logistics, education, and software. He is currently the Chief Client Officer for Personify Corp. He was previously the Chief Financial Officer for American Express in Canada and for Purolator Courier Inc., Canada’s largest logistics company. He also led the Business Travel division for Amex in Canada. Mr. Klerer holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business and is a CPA (CMA).
In connection with Mr. Klerer’s appoint, Mr. Jean Charest is moving from the Company’s Board of Directors to its Advisory Board. The Company will continue to have access to Mr. Charest’s insight and expertise as it grows its airline operations across Canada.
Canada Jetlines also announces that Ken McKenzie has resigned as a member of the Board of Directors for family reasons. The Board would like to thank Mr. McKenzie for his leadership and contributions to the company. Ms. Brigitte Goersch has been appointed as Chair of the Company in replacement of Mr. McKenzie.
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About Canada Jetlines
Canada Jetlines is a leisure focused air carrier, which will utilize a growing fleet of Airbus 320 aircraft to provide Canadians with value vacation choices and convenient travel options. Canada Jetlines will provide exciting vacation packages to iconic Canadian destinations and beyond via strong partnerships with airports, CVB’s, tourism entities, hotels, hospitality brands, and attractions. With a projected growth of 15 aircrafts by 2025, Canada Jetlines aims to offer the best-in-class operating economics, customer comfort and fly-by-wire technology, providing an elevated guest centric experience from the first touchpoint. To learn more, please visit www.jetlines.com and follow on all social media platforms for news and updates.
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