Jason Berry has left Air Canada to rejoin Alaska Airlines as senior vice-president of operations. Berry joined Air Canada in early 2021 as vice-president, cargo and reported to Lucie Guillemette. Guillemette, executive vice-president and chief commercial officer is retiring at the end of April 2023, ending a career touching five decades the carrier. A new VP cargo has not yet been announced, but in the wake of Guillemette’s departure Mark Nasr, senior vice-president, products, marketing and e-commerce, will become executive vice-president marketing and digital, and president of Aeroplan. Mark Galardo, senior vice-president, network planning and revenue management, will become executive vice-president, revenue and network planning, including responsibility for Air Canada Vacations. The new appointments will be effective May 1, 2023.
Erin Gaul has joined Labelmaster as senior consultant. Gaul will work with businesses to understand global DG shipping regulations and establish effective compliance processes throughout their supply chains. With more than 30 years of experience in transportation and logistics, is a Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA) and Certified Dangerous Goods Professional (CDGP). She comes to Labelmaster from Geodis, where she most recently served as senior manager dangerous goods. Gaul previously was senior EHS hazardous materials and hazardous waste manager at Lanter Logistics, as well as hazardous materials compliance officer at OHL, which was acquired by Geodis in 2015. She also founded the DG compliance consulting company, Compliance Matters.
Teresa Carlson has been appointed president and chief commercial officer at Flexport. Carlson brings more than 25 years of experience, most recently as corporate vice-president and executive-in-residence at Microsoft. Previously, she was president and chief growth officer at Splunk. Before joining Splunk, Carlson was vice-president, Amazon Web Services (AWS). Prior to AWS, Carlson spent more than nine years at Microsoft. While at AWS, she founded the company’s diversity and inclusion initiative, “We Power Tech,” to increase the number of underrepresented technologists in the innovation economy. On the non-profit and philanthropic front, Carlson currently serves as an officer for The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. and serves on boards of the Atlantic Council and the Pentagon Memorial Fund.