WestJet Airlines have announced the appointment of Gregg Saretsky to the position of Executive Vice-President, Operations, effective immediately.
"Gregg has been a terrific addition to our team since joining in June 2009 as the Vice-President of WestJet Vacations," said WestJet President and CEO Sean Durfy. "His vast experience in Canada and in the United States provides WestJet with the necessary expertise to deliver on our vision of becoming one of the five most successful international airlines by 2016. Specifically, Gregg’s previous operational roles at other major airlines in North America will serve us well. It is my privilege to welcome such an experienced veteran to our ranks."
Gregg began his airline career with Canadian Airlines in 1986, where he spent 12 years in a variety of operational and marketing roles. Prior to WestJet, Gregg was with Alaska Airlines for nine years, most recently as Executive Vice-President, Flight and Marketing.
"I am looking forward to rolling up my sleeves and working with the Operations team," commented Gregg Saretsky. "WestJet runs a world-class organization, and I am proud to have the opportunity to lead such a dynamic and enterprising group. The men and women of the Operations team truly demonstrate the caring and can-do attitude of WestJet."
There was no word on who would be replacing Gregg at WestJet Vacations.