Board of Directors

Vagn Sørensen

London, United Kingdom


Air Canada director since November 2006.

Vagn Sørensen is a corporate director. Mr. Sørensen is the Chairman of FLSmidth & Co. A/S, Scandic Hotels AB, Select Service Partner Plc U.K., TDC A/S, Automic Software GmBH and Bureau Van Dijk Electronic Publishing BV and the Vice Chairman of DFDS A/S. Mr. Sørensen is a director of Braganza AS, Lufthansa Cargo AG, Nordic Aviation Capital A/S and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Mr. Sørensen is also a Senior Industrial Advisor with EQT Partners, a private equity fund. Mr. Sørensen was previously the President and Chief Executive Officer of Austrian Airlines Group from 2001 to 2006 and held various senior commercial positions and served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer with SAS Scandinavian Airlines System. Mr. Sørensen is also the former Chairman of British Midland Ltd. Mr. Sørensen has served as the Chairman of the Association of European Airlines, member of the IATA Board of Governors and member of the Board of the Vienna Stock Exchange.

Mr. Sørensen holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration from Aarhus School of Business, University of Aarthus, Denmark.

Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee, Member of the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee and the Nominating Committee.