Air Canada Announces New Appointment to Board of Directors

MONTREAL, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced the 
appointment of Annette Verschuren, O.C. to the Board of Directors of Air 
Ms. Verschuren is the past president of The Home Depot Canada where she 
oversaw the company's growth from 19 to 180 Canadian stores and led its entry 
into China. Prior to joining The Home Depot, Ms. Vershuren was president and 
co-owner of Michaels of Canada, a chain of arts and craft stores. She is 
currently Chair and CEO of NRstor Inc., a new venture focused on 
commercializing energy storage technologies. 
Ms. Verschuren is a board member of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, a Boston, 
Massachusetts-based insurance company, the North West Company, a retailer in 
remote communities across various countries including Canada and Icynene, a 
manufacturing supplier to the construction industry. She serves as Chancellor 
of Cape Breton University and is a board member of numerous non-profit 
organizations including the CAMH Foundation, the Conference Board of Canada 
and Habitat for Humanity's national leadership council. 
The appointment is effective immediately and will bring the total number of 
board members to ten. 
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more 
than 175 destinations on five continents. Canada's flag carrier is the 15th 
largest commercial airline in the world and in 2011 served more than 33 
million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly 
to59 Canadian cities, 56 destinations in the United States and63 cities in 
Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South 
America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most 
comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,356 destinations in193 
countries. In 2012, Air Canada was ranked Best International Airline in North 
America in a worldwide survey of more than 18 million airline passengers 
conducted by independent research firm Skytrax. 
Isabelle Arthur (Montréal)(514) 422-5788 Peter Fitzpatrick (Toronto)(416) 
263-5576 Angela Mah (Vancouver)(604) 270-5741 
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