People: WestJet Airlines Ltd (WJA.TO)
18 Jun 2019
Mr. Brett Alan Godfrey serves as Independent Director of WestJet Airlines Ltd., since August 22, 2006. Mr. Brett Godfrey is the co-founder and former CEO of Virgin Blue, now Virgin Australia, (a publicly listed airline). He has worked for various Virgin Group airlines, starting in the early 1990s with Virgin Atlantic as its Finance Manager. In 1997, he was appointed CFO of Virgin Express, before launching Virgin Blue, an airline he conceptualized and implemented in 2000 and retired from 10 years later. Mr. Godfrey is a board member of Auckland International Airport. He holds a business degree from Victoria University and is a Chartered Accountant. Mr. Godfrey was awarded the Australian Centenary Medal for his service to tourism and aviation, was recognized as the Australian Chief Executive of the Year by the Customer Service Institute of Australia, and the Outstanding Chartered Accountant in Business by the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants. In 2017, Mr. Godfrey was appointed Chair of Tourism and Events Queensland.
|Total Annual Compensation, CAD||--|
|Restricted Stock Awards, CAD||64,688|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, CAD||--|
|All Other, CAD||56,313|
|Fiscal Year Total, CAD||121,001|