London International Airport Announces Appointment of Scott McFadzean as President & CEO
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Scott McFadzean to succeed retiring London International Airport CEO Mike Seabrook in January 2022
LONDON, ON – The Board of Directors of the Greater London International Airport Authority (GLIAA) today announced the appointment of Scott McFadzean as President & Chief Executive Officer, effective January 31, 2022. Mr. McFadzean succeeds Mike Seabrook who announced in 2021 that he will be retiring at the end of January 2022 after ten years leading the organization that operates London International Airport.
“Scott is a visionary leader with an excellent track record in aviation having lead organizations through periods of enormous challenge, innovation and growth” said Don Bryant Chair of the GLIAA Board of Directors. “The GLIAA Board undertook a comprehensive search for a new leader that will guide London International Airport through its next phase of growth and development. We are pleased that we found a London based executive with the energy, passion and experience to continue with our strategic vision to make London International Airport the “gateway” in southwestern Ontario!”
Scott joins London International Airport following nearly 20 years with Diamond Aircraft Canada, with the last five years as CEO. Scott took over leadership at Diamond during a significant time of change at the company and transformed the business and service model, delivering profitable operations and strong aircraft sales leading to record company growth. A graduate of the Western University Commercial Aviation Management Program, with graduate studies at Georgetown University, ESADE Business School and Harvard University, Scott is a licensed pilot with keen insight into the aviation industry, and business fundamentals that drive successful organizations in this sector.
“I am honoured to succeed Mike Seabrook in the role of President & Chief Executive Officer.” said Scott McFadzean. “I am excited to lead the London International Airport through this difficult pandemic period and position the organization for strong and continued growth. I look forward to being an integral part of the London community and contributing to further growth for the City of London and the surrounding region.”
Added Don Bryant: “On behalf of the Board I would like to thank Mike Seabrook for his contributions to London International Airport during his time as CEO and, for his leadership during the rapid growth of the Airport and the COVID-19 pandemic. All of us associated with the Airport wish Mike well in his retirement.”