Catherine Dyer has joined Air Canada as chief information officer. Dyer is based at the airline’s Montreal headquarters. She comes to Air Canada from Enbridge Inc. where she most recently held the role of CIO and prior to that, vice-president, Information Technology. She also previously held a number of senior management positions, including vice-president, distribution at WestJet Airlines Ltd., and director of sales, communications, at Telus Corporation.
SATO Global Solutions (SGS), a wholly owned subsidiary of SATO Holdings, apppointed Keith Sherry as chief operating officer (COO). In more than two decades at British Telecom (BT) in high level business development roles, Sherry led BT teams responsible for designing, developing and delivering customer-focused retail and supply chain solutions and managed the development of start-ups within the BT organization. He was also the driving force behind the Acuitas Digital Alliance, developing the organization from the ground up, and serving as vice president of business and market development.
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has appointed its board and committees for 2017-2018. Steve Cernak, chief executive and port director for Broward County, Florida’s Port Everglades, began his one year term as the 2017-18 chairman of the board. Cernak succeeds Mark McAndrews, port director for the Port of Pascagoula, in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Canadian delegation officers are: chairman Denis Caron, Belledune Port Authority; chairman-elect Carl Laberge, Saguenay Port Authority; vice chairman Sean Hanrahan, St. John’s Port Authority; and immediate past chairman Gaétan Boivin, Trois-Rivières Port Authority.