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Sims, Edward 

Mr. Edward Sims is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Edward Sims was appointed President and CEO and as a director of WestJet on March 7, 2018. He joined WestJet as EVP, Commercial on May 29, 2017, responsible for all aspects of the commercial function, including sales, marketing, loyalty programs, network planning, revenue management, WestJet Vacations, corporate development and airline partnerships. Prior to WestJet, Mr. Sims held senior commercial and operational leadership positions within the Tui, Thomas Cook, and Virgin Groups and served for ten years at Air New Zealand where he led the international wide-body business. His most recent role was as CEO of Airways, New Zealand’s air navigation service provider. Mr. Sims obtained his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from the Jesus College, University of Oxford. He has previously served on the boards of multiple tourism associations, the New Zealand Police and the Office of the New Zealand Auditor General.

Basic Compensation

Total Annual Compensation, CAD 381,587
Restricted Stock Awards, CAD 770,000
Long-Term Incentive Plans, CAD --
All Other, CAD 520,000
Fiscal Year Total, CAD 1,671,590

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