Tim Strauss to replace Lise-Marie Turpin as Air Canada’s cargo chief
Mar 08, 2017: Lise-Marie Turpin, vice president, Cargo, Air Canada, has decided to retire after 21 years of dedicated service to the airline. Lise-Marie’s retirement is effective April 28, 2017.
Tim Strauss is appointed to the position of vice president, Cargo, Air Canada, replacing Lise-Marie, effective April 3, 2017.
Tim will be responsible for leading, directing, developing and implementing customer-centric initiatives and solutions, promoting the Cargo business and its profitability. Tim will work closely with Lise-Marie during the transition period leading up to her retirement and he will report to Marcel Forget, senior vice president, Commercial Strategy, until Marcel’s retirement at the end of May.
Tim joins us from Hawaiian Airlines where he was until recently vice president, Cargo.
Tim has extensive experience in airline cargo environments, having previously held a multitude of senior roles at Delta Airlines, Northwest Airlines, and the cargo airline Emery Worldwide.
Photo: Tim Strauss