The Corporation also announced the appointment of Thomas Birks
to the Air Canada Board of Directors.
The appointment is effective immediately.
Currently, he is the President of Birinco Inc., a merchant bank with investment portfolios ranging from private equity to passive investments.
He previously served as President of Henry Birks and Sons Ltd. and as Chair of the board of directors of Viterra Inc.
has extensive global experience having worked in various countries including Australia, Japan and South Africa.
In addition, Mr. Birks has served as Chair and board member of numerous corporations, education institutions, hospitals and foundations.