The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) has appointed Ian Clarke as its new chief financial officer (CFO), with immediate effect.
Clarke had been serving as the GTAA’s interim CFO since April 10, 2017. Prior to taking on this role, he served as a director of the GTAA since 2012, including as a member and chair of its audit committee.
Howard Eng, president and CEO of the GTAA, commented, “Ian is a seasoned finance executive who brings a wealth of experience with him to the GTAA. As Toronto Pearson continues to experience significant passenger growth, Ian will play an integral role in delivering the investments necessary to ensure that our growth, and the resulting economic benefits we bring to Ontario, are sustainable over the long-term.”
Prior to his time at the GTAA, Clarke was executive vice president and CFO, business development, at Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment until his retirement on December 31, 2016.
Clarke commenced his 26-year career at MLSE as the controller, assuming more senior positions including VP, finance and administration, senior VP and CFO. He has a proven ability in strategic planning, business operations, risk management, debt and bond financing, as well as mergers and acquisitions.