Halifax, N.S. – Bert van der Stege has been appointed Vice President Business Development & Chief Commercial Officer of Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA), effective October 24, 2016. He replaces Ian Arthur, who recently resigned from HIAA, for family reasons.
In his new position, Mr. van der Stege will be responsible for the Airport Authority’s revenue development, both aeronautical and non-aeronautical. This includes overseeing strategies to increase flights, destinations, passengers and cargo; and to grow revenue from non-aeronautical sources including parking, shops, restaurants, advertising, and vehicle rentals. He will also take the lead to attract and retain terminal building tenants as well as the commercial development of airport property.Read More