Nick Hays has been appointed vice-president Canada for Cathay Pacific.
Hays will be based in the Vancouver office where he will be responsible for the airline’s business and operations in Canada.
Hays joined Cathay Pacific’s parent company, John Swire & Sons in Hong Kong in 2006 and has held management positions with Steamships Shipping in Papua New Guinea and Swire Shipping based in New Zealand.
In 2010, he transitioned to Cathay Pacific as planning projects manager, where he was responsible for route development for the airline’s North America and Australasia passenger business.
From 2011 to 2013, he served as country manager, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan and prior to his recent move to Canada, he resided in Tokyo as Cathay Pacific’s Sales & marketing manager, Japan.