North America (Change)

Calin Rovinescu, Air Canada’s president and CEO, retired on February 15, 2021. The deputy CEO and CFO, Michael Rousseau, succeeds him.  “I have enjoyed a unique and very special relationship with Air Canada and our outstanding people for over three decades, on the front lines of many of the company’s defining moments – the 1988-1989 privatization, the defence against a hostile bid for Air Canada in 1999, our merger with Canadian Airlines in 2000, the aftermath of 9/11, leading the 2003-2004 restructuring and many others,” Rovinescu said.

Rovinescu leaves Air Canada, February 16, 2021,