Transat A.T. Inc. has announced the appointment of Chrystal Healy as VP Corporate Responsibility, a newly created position. Healy will assume her new role on 04APR and will be responsible for implementing an environmental, social and governance (ESG) plan, setting and meeting targets, and ensuring full and transparent reporting.
According to Transat, the new appointment is in line with the company’s commitment to strengthening its corporate responsibility and to supporting the related priority objectives of its strategic plan, which include managing and reducing the carbon emissions from its flight operations, developing its people and strengthening diversity and inclusion.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Chrystal to the Transat team,” said Christophe Hennebelle, Chief People, Sustainability and Communications Officer. “Her solid experience in sustainable development with major companies, her vision of integrating this cross-functional role into business strategy, and her leadership and management skills are strengths and sources of innovation and success for our corporate responsibility program, which is important to Transat and its employees, and which is becoming increasingly important to stakeholders, particularly consumers.”
According to Transat, Healy has 15 years of experience in corporate responsibility in various industries. She served most recently as Corporate Director, Environment and Sustainability, at Kruger, a privately held company operating in Canada and the U.S., particularly in the paper, paperboard and packaging sectors. Previously, Healy joined, then headed, the Environment and Sustainable Development department at Quebecor, after having held a position in the same area with Quebecor World.
“I am very excited about the opportunity to contribute my experience and expertise to helping the company strengthen the corporate responsibility approach it initiated in 2007 and which is one of the main pillars of its strategic plan,” said Healy.