Saint John Airport – it’s YOUR airport

Derrick Stanford, president and CEO of the Saint John Airport, shows off a model aircraft of an Airbus A330-200, a long-haul wide-bodied jet airliner. Stanford, who began his current leadership role at the airport six months ago, received the item as a gift from Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates’ second-largest airline, during a 2015 business trip. PHOTO: MICHAEL ROBINSON/TELEGRAPH-JOURNAL

Derrick Stanford, president and CEO of the Saint John Airport. Photo: Michael Robinson/ Telegraph-Journal

After an extensive international search, Derrick Stanford was named president and CEO of the Saint John Airport six months ago. Derrick has spent his entire career in increasingly senior sales and marketing roles across North America, selling everything from complex business software solutions to beer, but he has always wanted to run a business and live in New Brunswick. The opportunity to become CEO of the Saint John Airport was the perfect opportunity. Read the rest of this entry »