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Daphne Bykerk
Vice President, Partner
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Airport Authority hires General Manager
General Manager, Parking and Ground Transportation

Our client, who split from Transport Canada in 1996, had the mandate to operate Toronto Pearson International Airport within a regional system of airports to enhance economic growth and development of the GTA and to deliver outstanding aviation facilities to its customers which includes air carriers and passengers.


Consumer Products and Services
Business to Business

General Management

General Manager, Parking and Ground Transportation

Mississauga, Ontario

The role is responsible for leading the development and management of the +$100MM parking and ground transportation business in order to maximize revenue, gross margins and the contribution of related products and services to the Toronto Pearson customer experience.  Our search and recruitment strategy focused against individuals experienced in  developing and executing business strategies and plans that drive revenue and enhance customer satisfaction, with a bias for those with knowledge or familiarity with airports, transportation, travel, and/or the hospitality industry.

After an comprehensive search we identified a number of individuals who fit the hiring criteria.  The successful hire brought a mix of tier One C PG marketing experience, as well as experience in both the transportation and travel sectors.

"Stefan is not only an Executive Consultant with a track record of few hundred completed C-level searches, but the CEO of one of Canadian's best Executive Search and HR Consultancy firm. He is a strategic advisor to numerous senior level executives (Supervisory Boards and Board of Directors) as well as a coach and mentor to many professionals. His entrepreneurship experiences, abilities and achievements are both well recognized and appreciated by world's known YPO. He is a person one can trust, rely on, expect that he would deliver, enjoy his companion and sense a of humor, admire his wisdom and values, and respect him for what he stands for both as his family is concerned and the business he runs. What is quite unique about him is that being extremely blessed to be successful, he constantly remembers about those less fortunate and in need. He is an initiator of many undertakings to raise money, support and help others financially. One of the few ones that I would dream to work with if I had a chance to. Without any hesitation I would encourage any of my Clients to work with Stefan in Canada."
Daniel Lewczuk
CEO at Executive Network/IMD International Search
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