Saint John Airport hires new Director of Finance and Administration

For immediate release: June 30, 2017

SAINT JOHN, NB – The Saint John Airport has announced the appointment of Greg Hierlihy as its new Director of Finance and Administration. Mr. Hierlihy has nearly 30 years of local financial experience, previously working for J.D. Irving, Limited, Deloitte and Ernst & Young.

As Director of Finance, Mr. Hierlihy will be a key member of the leadership team and will have overall responsibility and leadership over all financial aspects of the airport

“We are thrilled that Mr. Hierlihy will be joining the leadership team and that he will be bringing his wealth of experience to YSJ,” said Derrick Stanford, the airport’s President and CEO. “He is joining at an exciting time for us following our announcement last month that we are adding a flight to Ottawa, and building on our recent advancements to enhance the passenger experience. There is a real opportunity for him to make his mark and build new processes and policies in our Finance and Administration department.

The Director of Finance role is the second of two strategic appointments filled this year, with Jacques Fournier announced as the new Director of Airport Commercial Development in May. Other recent airport advancements to support the Saint John Airport’s enhanced passenger experience include a duty-free shop, hotspot parking, upgraded Wi-Fi and a redesigned website.


The Saint John Airport Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation serving air travel needs of 300,000 residents of southwestern New Brunswick spanning from Sussex to the Fundy Isles, and is a key element in the economic and social development of the region. All revenue of the Saint John Airport is reinvested in operations and facilities on-site.

For additional information or to coordinate an interview, please contact: Derrick Stanford, President and CEO, Saint John Airport
Office: 506-644-8607 / E-mail: 

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