07 SEP 2018: WestJet announced changes to its sales leadership. Effective immediately, Lyell Farquharson, Vice-President, Sales, has left WestJet. The airline will be recruiting a permanent replacement for this position, but in the interim, the following members of our Commercial Leadership team will cover all key sales areas: 

Brian Znotins, Vice-President, Network, Schedule Planning and Alliances will now also oversee the Sales Strategy and Distribution and Travel Support teams, with Peter Kelava, Director, Sales Strategy and Distribution and Tim Paul, Senior Manager, Sales Planning, and Business Development team reporting to him.  
 
Richard Bartrem, Vice-President, Marketing Communications will now also oversee both the Corporate Sales, Agency Sales and Business Development groups, with John Pease, Director, Corporate Sales, Jane Clementino, Director, Agency Sales, and the Business Development team reporting to him.
 
WestJet is actively searching for a permanent vice-president, sales.  Media relations manager Lauren Stewart stated in an email, “WestJet remains focused on the strong relationships we have with our travel partners as we navigate these changes and look forward to your continued support.”

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