Kevin Howlett was appointed Senior Vice President, Regional Markets and Government Relations in May, 2016. In this role, Kevin has overall responsibility for the strategic direction of Air Canada's regional operations and the relationship with current and future regional carriers operating on Air Canada's behalf. Additionally, Kevin has oversight for all relationships between the airline and federal, provincial and municipal governments, and he also works to strengthen the airline's North American regional business and community relationships.
Based in Vancouver, BC, Kevin is Air Canada's senior executive in western Canada. Prior to this appointment, Kevin was the Senior Vice President, Human Resources Educated at the University of Prince Edward Island and at Dalhousie University, Kevin holds the CPHR (Chartered Professionals in Human Resources) designation. He is on the Board of Directors for the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA), the BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre Foundation, and the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources British Columbia and Yukon.
Kevin also holds the Institute of Corporate Directors designation (ICD.D) from the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University.