Mr. Howard Eng assumed the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (“GTAA”) on March 29, 2012. The GTAA manages and operates Toronto Pearson International Airport, Canada’s largest airport. As head of the GTAA, Mr. Eng will focus on the strategic direction of Toronto Pearson, working to build North America’s premier gateway airport.
Mr. Eng has over 25 years of experience in the airport industry involving project development, planning, retail and operation.
Mr. Eng was the Executive Director, Airport Operations of the Airport Authority Hong Kong up to March 2012. He joined the Airport Authority in April 1995 and was appointed as Airport Management Director in December 2000. He was a Director of Hong Kong – Zhuhai Airport Management Company Limited. Mr. Eng was integral in moving Hong Kong onto the world’s stage as a global hub and one that enjoys consistently high ratings from guests, including a top rating from Skytrax.
Before joining the Airport Authority Hong Kong, Mr. Eng was Vice President of Operations, Edmonton International Airport in Canada from 1993 to 1995. Prior to that, he held various positions with Transport Canada. Mr. Eng holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Science and in Commerce.
Mr. Howard Bohan joined the GTAA in December 1996 as manager, terminal operations. In January 1999, he was appointed general manager, landside operations. In June 2004, he became director, properties and concessions, and in May 2007, he was appointed to his current position. Prior to joining the GTAA, Mr. Bohan held various positions at the airport with Transport Canada. Mr. Bohan has a Master of Business Administration degree from McMaster University, Ontario.
Ms. Desloges joined the GTAA in May 2010. Before joining the GTAA, she held the position of vice president human resources with Transcontinental since 2003. Prior to that, Ms. Desloges served in human resources and operations positions at Symcor Inc. and the Royal Bank of Canada. Ms. Desloges holds a bachelor’s degree from l’Université du Quebec en Outaouais and an MBA from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Graduate Studies. Ms. Desloges is a member of the Conference Board of Canada National Council of HR Executives, the Society for Human Resource Management and the Strategic Capability Network.
Mr. Brian Gabel joined the GTAA in September 2007. Prior to joining the GTAA, Mr. Gabel held executive roles in finance, operations, marketing and sales, human resources, business development, and regulatory affairs at various companies, including the British Columbia Transmission Corporation and Hydro One. Mr. Gabel is a chartered accountant and holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario.
Ms. Pamela Griffith-Jones joined the GTAA in March 2009. Prior to joining the GTAA, Ms. Griffith-Jones held a variety of senior leadership roles in the retail and consumer goods industries, at companies such as Canadian Tire Corporation and Sears Canada. Ms. Griffith-Jones holds Honours Business Administration and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Western Ontario's Richard Ivey School of Business.
Mr. Toby C.D. Lennox joined the GTAA in 1995 as senior legal counsel. In 2007, he was appointed vice President, corporate affairs and communications. Prior to joining the GTAA, Mr. Lennox practiced corporate law with Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt in Toronto. Mr. Lennox holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from Trent University, a Master of Arts from Dalhousie University and law degrees from Oxford University and Dalhousie University.
Mr. Patrick Neville, P.Eng., joined the GTAA in March 2001 as the director, facility activation. In April 2004, Mr. Neville was appointed director of airport planning. With more than 20 years of management experience in the airline industry in technical operations and airport operations roles, Mr. Neville was employed by Wardair Canada, Canadian Airlines, and Air Canada. Mr. Neville is a professional engineer, and a graduate of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.
Selma joins us after 27 years in the private sector working around the world with companies such as Allen Arthur Robinson, Fasken Martineau, AT&T and the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS). Most recently, Selma has been involved as a Director with the Ontario Capital Growth Corporation, the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Canadian Innovation Exchange's Advisory Board. Selma brings a wealth of corporate and business experience which will be invaluable as we move to becoming a more customer and business focused company.
Selma holds degrees from the University of Ottawa and the Australian National University and a Certificate from the Hague Academy of International Law. Selma also holds a Chartered Director designation from the Directors College (McMaster).