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Vancouver Airport Authority Announces New Executive Appointments

January 08, 2007

January 8, 2007 - 13:00 PM

Larry Berg, President and Chief Executive Officer, Vancouver International Airport Authority, announces the appointment of Tony Gugliotta as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Commercial Development, and Glenn McCoy as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer.

"Both Mr. Gugliotta and Mr. McCoy have been with the Airport Authority since its inception in 1992, and their appointments will ensure the continuation of our strong financial and commercial performance," said Mr. Berg.

In his new role, Mr. Gugliotta will be responsible for airline passenger and cargo development, retail concession and land development. He will also continue his involvement in YVR Airport Services and key government policy matters. Mr. McCoy will be responsible for accounting, corporate finance and procurement.
Mr. Gugliotta was formerly the Airport Authority¿s Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer.

He joined Vancouver International Airport in 1985 and worked in a number of positions in the finance group, including facilitating the smooth transfer of the airport from the federal government to Vancouver International Airport Authority in 1992. In 1998, he was appointed Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, and in 2003 he was appointed a Senior Vice President.

Mr. McCoy joined Vancouver International Airport in 1990 in the Finance Department and was appointed Manager, Finance and Controller in 1993. In 1998, he was appointed Director, Corporate Finance.
Mr. Gugliotta is assuming the portfolio of David Huffer, Vice President, Commercial Development, who is retiring from the Airport Authority at the end of February 2007, after developing an airport retail program that has won numerous awards over the years and is recognized as among the best in North America.

About Vancouver International Airport Authority
The Airport Authority is a community-based, not-for-profit organization that operates Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The Airport Authority is undertaking a $1.0-billion capital program that will ensure the airport meets the growing demand for air travel, and continues to be developed as a premier global gateway and economic generator for British Columbia. YVR expects to welcome a record 17.5 million passengers in 2007.

-YVR-

For more information:
YVR Media Relations
Vancouver International Airport Authority
604.880.9815

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