Garth Smorang is the new chairman of the board of the Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc.
Smorang, a partner at the law firm of Myers Weinberg LLP, succeeds Tom Bryk whose term concluded December 31, 2012.
He is a labour and employment, administrative and human rights lawyer and had previously been vice-chairman of the board.
Tom Payne Jr., president and CEO of Payne Transportation LP, has become vice-chair.
Winnipeg Airports Authority’s board of directors is comprised of up to 15 members, 11 of whom are nominated by local public and private sector agencies.
Winnipeg Airports Authority is a non-share capital corporation responsible for the management and operation of Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport and affiliate businesses.