WestJet has announced the appointment of Ron Brenneman to its Board of Directors.
Ron Brenneman is a Director of The Bank of Nova Scotia and BCE Inc. and is the current executive vice chairman of Suncor Energy Inc., where he is helping oversee the Suncor Energy Inc. and Petro-Canada integration. Mr. Brenneman’s career spans more than 42 years in the oil and gas industry. He is a professional engineer, who obtained his bachelor of applied science in chemical engineering from the University of Toronto and a master of science in control systems from the University of Manchester.
Clive Beddoe, WestJet’s Chairman of the Board commented, "Both myself and the rest of the board are pleased to welcome Ron Brenneman to the team. Ron’s business insight will be beneficial to the team and WestJet, particularly during this challenging economy."
"I am looking forward to working with Ron," added Sean Durfy, WestJet’s President and CEO. "With Ron’s background of leading a large Canadian integrated oil company, his experience and guidance will be invaluable as we continue our march to being one of the five most successful international airlines by 2016."