Windsor International Airport

Chief Executive Officer, Your Quick Gateway (Windsor) Inc.

Windsor International Airport makes international travel convenient and accessible to the residents of the Windsor area and the travelling public. Owned by the City of Windsor and operated by Your Quick Gateway Inc. (YQG), YQG is centrally located within the City of Windsor.  It is the only business and general aviation airport serving the surrounding communities of Essex and Kent County, situated at a major international crossing point between Canada and United States with a combined population approaching 8 million.  It is within an environment of growth that the Airport is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Reporting to an independent Board of Directors with a “dotted line” reporting relationship to the Chief Administrative Officer, the CEO must have the background to effectively capitalize on YQG’s opportunities to expand, and have the operations experience to make sound decisions guaranteeing the safe and efficient daily operation of the airport operation.  S/he must also possess the drive to achieve the Airport’s mission and vision while ensuring accountability to the public. The ability to relate constructively with the Airport’s stakeholders will be key to success.  The CEO will play a key role in decisions that will impact the future of the Airport and the Windsor Region.

Known for your strategic acumen and business savvy, you are adept at working with Boards, government representatives, corporate decision makers and community leaders to orchestrate thriving alliances.   Qualifications for this position include a university education and senior management experience relevant to an airport operation.  Superior communications and team building skills, and a commitment to the Airport’s contribution to economic development in the region is essential.  Here’s an opportunity to impact the future of a region on the rise.

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and related information in confidence online at www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/16045 or via email at amanda.bugatto@odgersberndtson.com.

For more information about this position, please read the Candidate Brief for the position of Chief Executive Officer Windsor International Airport (YQG).