Air Canada nominates new member to its Board of Directors


MONTREAL, Canada – Air Canada is pleased to announce the nomination of Kathleen Taylor to its Board of Directors to be voted on at its upcoming Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on May 10, 2016 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Ms. Taylor is the Chair of the Board of the Royal Bank of Canada and a director of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the Adecco Group. She is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts where she served in a variety of senior leadership roles during her 24-year career.

Ms. Taylor is the Chair of the Board of the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, the Chair of the Principal’s International Advisory Board of McGill University and a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council of the Schulich School of Business of York University.

Ms. Taylor has a Master of Business Administration degree and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the Schulich School of Business, a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from the University of Toronto.