WestJet, Canada’s second largest airline, made a surprise CEO change, announcing March 8 that Gregg Saretsky was stepping down “effective immediately” after eight years leading the company. Executive VP-commercial Ed Sims, who has held senior positions with Air New Zealand and formerly was CEO of New Zealand air navigation service provider Airservices, was named the Calgary-based airline’s new president and CEO. He also was appointed to WestJet’s board of ...

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