New President/CEO For Halifax International Airport Authority

Halifax, N.S. – Joyce Carter has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA), effective March 11, 2014. The announcement was made today by Peter McDonough, Chair of HIAA’s Board of Directors.

“Joyce has exceptional senior management experience and an outstanding record of achievement.  Since joining HIAA in 1999, Joyce has been an integral part of our airport community and HIAA’s growth and development,” says Mr. McDonough. “Halifax Stanfield International Airport is a major economic engine for our municipality and province, and it is vital that HIAA’s senior leadership team brings the skills and experience that will see that critical role maintained and enhanced. We are confident that Joyce will continue to provide effective leadership both at the airport and in our community.”

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.