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WestJet Airlines Ltd.

22 Aerial Place N.E.
Calgary, AB T2E 3J1


IndustryMajor Airlines
Full Time Employees11,089

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Henry P. Taylor BCom, C.A., MBAChief Financial Officer and Exec. VP of Fin.N/AN/A1962
Ms. Barbara MunroeExec. VP of Corp. Services, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.491.54k20.68k1964
Mr. Mark PorterExec. Vice-Pres of People & CultureN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Robert CummingsExec. VP of Strategy674.24k13.17kN/A
Mr. Edward SimsPres, CEO & DirectorN/AN/AN/A
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.


WestJet Airlines Ltd. provides scheduled airline services and travel packages. The company offers scheduled flights, as well as cargo and charter services. It also 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. As of December 31, 2017, it operated a fleet of 117 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft, 4 Boeing MAX 737 aircraft, 43 Bombardier Q400 aircraft, and 4 Boeing 767-300ERW aircraft for approximately 107 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 March 1, 2018 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 3.

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.