2 MARCH 2015 | MEDIA RELEASE YQR NAMES NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO The Board of Directors of Regina Airport Authority (RAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Richmond (Dick) Graham of Regina, Saskatchewan as the Authority’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. A skilled business executive, Graham brings over 20 years of experience in both executive and senior management roles with extensive knowledge and proven leadership, building teams, stakeholder consensus, and driving innovation to produce lasting strategy-focused results. Graham is a Professional Engineer, holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Lakehead University and an MBA from Royal Roads University. "We are very pleased to have found an individual of Dick's calibre to assume the role of Chief Executive Officer,” said Ken Waschuk, Chair, Regina Airport Authority. "Dick has a wealth of business knowledge plus valuable experience in project management, team building, and stakeholder relationships that will allow him to immediately and confidently begin to address the major goals and challenges that our airport faces over the next several years." “It is a great honour to be leading the Regina Airport Authority during a time of significant growth and opportunity,” Dick Graham said. “Saskatchewan’s diversified economy has been strong and will continue to be strong for many more years to come. I am excited to work with the RAA team and continue to drive innovation, delight our customers, deliver superior operating results, and build the infrastructure necessary to position the region for continued growth and success.” Graham’s recent experience includes President & CEO, Banyan Gold Corp, Vice President, Distinct Resources Corp. and Vice President, AltaGas where he led many major strategic growth initiatives and the development of innovative service offerings. Mr. Graham will assume his duties March 23, 2015. The Board extends its thanks to the CEO Task Force chaired by Ken Waschuk, with members Bob Linner, Paul Bourassa, Darlene Hincks and Larry Smart. - 30 - For more information please contact: KARI DEAN | Director of Communications, Customer Service, Marketing & Air Service Development P: 306.761.7497 I E: [email protected] ABOUT YQR | Regina International Airport (YQR) is operated by Regina Airport Authority Inc., a federally registered, not-for-profit corporation, with a 60year lease to operate YQR on behalf of the community and stakeholders. YQR provides convenient global access through our air carrier partners within Canada, the United States and International Sun Destinations. For more details on YQR, where we fly and real time flight information visit YQR.CA.
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