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Air Canada Announces New Executive Appointment

28 August 2014

Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu has announced the following organizational re-alignment effective September 1, 2014.

Benjamin Smith, previously executive vice-president and chief commercial officer, is appointed to the new role of president, passenger airlines. In addition to his current responsibilities, Smith will now have cost as well as revenue oversight for passenger airline activities, with a view to optimizing the operating profitability of Air Canada, consistent with organizational structures at other large US and European airlines. Smith continues to report to Rovinescu in this role.

Air Canada is Canada´s largest domestic and international airline serving more than 180 destinations on five continents. Canada´s flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2013 served more than 35 million customers. For more information, visit:


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