Hamilton International Airport searching for new president and CEO

Hamilton International Airport is searching for a new President and CEO. Global News

There’s a changing of the guard at Hamilton’s airport.

Vijay Bathija resigned Thursday as President and CEO of the John C. Munro International Airport.

During his tenure, the airport recorded a 70 per cent increase in passengers and secured new air service for the region.

Cathie Puckering will serve as acting president and chief executive officer.

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Hamilton International Airport’s Board of Directors and Vantage Airport Group, the airport’s operator, is now searching for a permanent replacement.