Montie Brewer

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Montie R. Brewer was the president and CEO of Air Canada until March 31, 2009.

He joined Air Canada in 2002 as Executive Vice President, Commercial and was appointed President and CEO in 2004. Previous to Air Canada, he worked at United Airlines.

He received a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Michigan State University.

As Executive Vice President, Commercial he was the chief architect of Air Canada’s new business model including the airline’s successful simplified fare structure. Brewer was also responsible for all commercial aspects of Air Canada including Air Canada Jazz, Air Canada Jetz, Air Canada Vacations, new businesses and a strategic direction of network planning, marketing and scheduling.

While at United Airlines, Mr. Brewer acted as a key negotiator in the founding of Star Alliance, of which Air Canada was also a founding member.

Montie Brewer resigned from Air Canada with effect April 1, 2009 and was replaced by Calin Rovinescu.

Currently, Montie Brewer serves on the Advisory board of travel-technology start-up Everbread.[1]


Preceded by
Robert Milton
CEO and President of Air Canada
Succeeded by
Calin Rovinescu