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Pierre JEANNIOT
President Jinmag
Director General Emeritus IATA

Pierre Jeanniot is a civil aviation ‘guru’ and has been involved in civil aviation 
for fifty years. He was President and CEO of Air Canada from 1984-1990, 
directing and implementing the privatization process. As Director General and 
CEO of IATA (1993-2002), he became known as “the voice of international civil 
aviation”; and transformed IATA into a major supplier of products and services. From 2003-2009, he was 
Chairman of the Board of THALES Canada, a subsidiary of the international THALES group. He is currently 
President and CEO of Jinmag Inc., providing strategic advice to major international and regional airlines, 
financial institutions and aviation-related hi-tech companies.



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