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WestJet Airlines Ltd. (WJA.TO)

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WestJet Airlines Ltd.

22 Aerial Place NE
Calgary, AB T2E 3J1
Canada

http://www.westjet.com

SectorServices
IndustryMajor Airlines
Full Time Employees10,542

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Gregg SaretskyChief Exec. Officer, Pres & Non-Independent Director1.58M334.39k57
Mr. Henry P. Taylor BCom, C.A., MBAChief Financial Officer and Exec. VP of Fin.N/AN/A55
Ms. Barbara MunroeExec. VP of Corp. Services, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.491.54k20.68k53
Mr. Mark PorterExec. Vice-Pres of People & CultureN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Brigid V. PelinoExec. VP of People & CultureN/AN/A53
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in CAD.

Description

WestJet Airlines Ltd. provides scheduled airline services and travel packages. The company offers scheduled flights; operates WestJet Vacations that provides air, hotel, car, and excursion packages, as well as WestJet Encore, a regional airline with a fleet of turboprop aircraft in a network of destinations in Canada and the United States; and provides cargo and charter services. As of December 31, 2016, it operated a fleet of 115 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft, 34 Bombardier Q400 aircraft, and 4 Boeing 767-300ERW aircraft for approximately 104 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Europe. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Calgary, Canada.

Corporate Governance

WestJet Airlines Ltd.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.