Boyden is a proud series sponsor of GVBOT's 'Leadership Lab'
Date: 23 January 2020
Location: Vancouver, BC
The right leadership is key to any successful organization. With business more complex than ever and disruption and volatility the norm, how do leaders thrive? Each 'Leadership Lab' event will feature an influential business leader who will share their secrets to inspiring and effective leadership.
To kick off the series, we are pleased to announce that Vancouver Airport Authority's President and CEO, Craig Richmond will sit down for a fireside chat with the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade's President and CEO, Bridgitte Anderson. Recognized as a global leader, Craig will share his insights as the driving force behind YVR.
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About the speaker:
Craig Richmond, President and CEO of Vancouver International Airport (YVR), is the driving force behind an award-winning connecting hub — known for its innovative approach to business, forward-looking strategy and exceptional customer care. Craig started his aviation career as a pilot for the Royal Canadian Air Force, gaining crucial experience at home and abroad in fast-paced and challenging roles. He received an MBA at the University of Manitoba in 1994 and worked in a variety of operational roles for Vancouver Airport Authority. He then joined Vantage Airport Group to become CEO of six airports in three countries. From 2013 to the present day, he has held the position of President and CEO for YVR. In 2016, Craig was awarded the Excellence in Visionary Leadership Award from Airports Council International – North America for his outstanding work in aviation. Under Craig's direction, YVR has received significant recognition — having been awarded Best Airport in North America from Skytrax for a record ten years in a row.
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