Halifax, N.S., 2014-6-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Paul Brigley has been appointed Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA), effective June 30, 2014.
The position became vacant when Joyce Carter was appointed President and CEO earlier this year.
In his new position, Mr. Brigley will be responsible for the advancement and protection of the financial integrity of HIAA. He will oversee all significant financial transactions and will support and analyze HIAA’s business activities and opportunities.
“We know Paul will make a significant contribution,” says Joyce Carter, HIAA President & CEO. “His extensive experience in finance and transportation in both private enterprise and publically traded companies will serve him well on our team.”
Mr. Brigley currently serves as Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Halterm Container Terminal Limited. He is responsible for the execution of the financial elements of the organization’s strategic plan including all aspects of financial reporting and planning, treasury, pension administration and controller functions. In 2007, he managed the financial transition of Halterm from a publicly traded income fund to a privately held enterprise and coordinated the relationship with lenders underwriting the transaction.
“I am very pleased to be joining the team at HIAA and look forward to contributing to the execution of their strategic plan,” says Mr. Brigley.
Prior to joining Halterm in 2004, Mr. Brigley held senior financial reporting roles with Maritime Life Assurance and the Bank of Bermuda. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University and is a Chartered Accountant.
Halifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport is Atlantic Canada’s principal full-service airport providing passengers and cargo clients with access to markets across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean Basin, and Europe. It’s the only airport in Atlantic Canada to offer Canada Customs services on a 24 hour, seven day a week basis, and U.S. preclearance. The Airport, a major economic generator valued at over $1.27 billion to the provincial economy, welcomes almost 3.6 million passengers annually; gives back through its Community Outreach Program and its Signature Partnership with Parker Street Food and Furniture Bank; and is an internationally recognized leader in customer service and is one of only 18 airports worldwide certified as Airport Service Quality Assured – an industry benchmark of service excellence.