New President and CEO announced for YXS

Sep 27, 2019

Photo: YXS

Editor’s Note: The BC Aviation Council congratulates Gordon on his new appointment.

PRINCE GEORGE–The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) will have a new President and CEO this fall. Gordon Duke will join the PGAA from the North Peace Airport in Fort St. John where he is currently the Managing Director.

“Our board is thrilled to appoint Gordon Duke as our CEO. In our extensive search, Gordon impressed us with his qualifications and reputation. We think that he will be a great fit for the community,” said Dean Mason, Chair of PGAA Board of Directors. “We have had a decade of excellent growth and airport improvements, and we will continue our strategic growth with Gordon Duke as CEO.”

Duke comes to YXS with 11 years experience with Air Canada Cargo, an eight-year period as Director of operations at the Halifax Regional Airport, as well as time with GardaWorld Aviation Services. He also served as Chair of the Canadian Airport Council’s Operations, Safety and Technical Affairs Committee.

“I’m excited to join PGAA and the Prince George community. I look forward to bringing my skills and leadership style to their strong team of professionals,” said Duke.

Duke is moving to Prince George with his wife in October, and will officially join the PGAA on November 1, 2019.

(News Source: CKPG Today)