Tom Ruth

President & CEO
Edmonton Regional Airports Authority

As President and Chief Executive Officer of Edmonton Airports, Tom is responsible for the management and operation of Edmonton International Airport (EIA), Canada’s fifth business airport, and Villeneuve Airport which serves the Region’s general and recreational aviation sectors.

Under Tom’s leadership, EIA has seen significant growth in both passenger and air cargo service, connecting the Edmonton Metropolitan Region with direct flights to over 50 destinations within Canada, the US and Europe. Tom has also advanced the Airport City development at EIA, with more than 700 million dollars in private investment.

Prior to joining Edmonton Airports, Tom was President of Halifax International Airport, and was formerly President of Canadian North Airlines. He has also held senior executive positions throughout North America in the cargo and logistics industries.

Tom represents Canada on the Airports Council International (ACI) World Governing Board. He also serves on the Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) Board of Directors and is a Director and past Chair of the Canadian Airports Council (CAC).

Session: Delivering Today: E-Commerce and Airports