With expertise in asset and capital management, investor relations and M&A realization, Mike will oversee all financial management of the WestJet Group. This includes Accounting and Financial Reporting, Planning and Analysis, Treasury, Tax, Procurement, Supply Chain, Real Estate and Payment Services teams.
“The WestJet Group’s longstanding reputation as a leading low-cost and leisure airline and new strategic focus on returning back to its roots are just a few of the many reasons I am thrilled to join this Canadian aviation success story,” said Mike Scott. “Through its remarkable position as Canada’s leading vacation carrier and home airline to Western Canada, the WestJet Group is in a unique position to successfully grow its business and bring more accessible air travel to Canadians than ever before.”
A native of Winnipeg, Mike has his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) designation and is a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA, FCMA) and recently served on the board for the Manitoba Aerospace Association.
Jenn Bue who has been serving as interim CFO of the WestJet Group for the last five months will now transition to the role of Senior Vice President, Finance & Deputy Chief Financial Officer reporting directly to Mike.