Porter Airlines Announces New Executive VP & CFO

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This week, Canadian operator Porter Airlines has announced that a new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer has joined them.

This article will cover the details of Porter Airlines’ new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Porter’s New Executive VP & CFO


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Joining Porter Airlines as their Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer is Rob Palmer, the ex Vice President of Commercial and Strategy and Chief Financial Officer for the Calgary Airport Authority.

During Palmer’s tenure with the Calgary Airport Authority, he oversaw long-term planning, capital requirements, budgeting, internal controls, treasury and reporting. All following on from his previous tenure at WestJet as the operators Vice President and Controller.

Commenting on Rob Palmer joining the company, the carrier’s Chief Executive Officer, Michael Deluce, says, “Rob has a clear understanding of airport operations and airline finances, and we expect to benefit from his knowledge in these areas.”

“His time at WestJet came during a period when it was quickly expanding, similar to today’s situation at Porter as we develop into a North American carrier. We welcome Rob as a new and valued member of our team.”

Adding to Deluce’s comments, Rob Palmer, says, “The opportunity to join Porter at a moment when it is reshaping airline competition is incredibly exciting. I truly enjoy working in the aviation industry and with the people who choose to make their careers in it. My goal is to contribute to making Porter one of the strongest and best airlines in North America.”

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