Québec, April 30, 2018 – Gaëtan Gagné, President and CEO of Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) has announced today that Mathieu Claise has been appointed Director of Government and Public Affairs. In addition to managing the organization’s communications, Mr. Claise will also be in charge of creating and maintaining close relations with the various communities in the greater Québec City region.
“I am very pleased to announce Mathieu Claise’s appointment as Director of Government and Public Affairs,” said Mr. Gagné. “The experience Mathieu has accumulated within the organization and his understanding of the airport environment make him ideally suited to carry out his new duties. Well acquainted with the Québec City environment, Mathieu is the right person to raise YQB’s standing in our community, meet the challenges ahead, and contribute to the success of the next stages of development.”
“I am excited to take on this new role and tackle new challenges. Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport is a major tool for Québec City’s economic development and its influence will be at the heart of my activities,” said Mathieu Claise.
Mr. Claise has been Director of Communications and Public Relations at the Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport since December 2014.
New Media Relations Advisor
Ms Laurianne Lapierre has been appointed Communications and Media Relations Advisor and is now the point person for YQB media requests. “After three years contributing to the success of the terminal’s expansion and redevelopment project (YQB 2018) as Communications Advisor, Ms. Lapierre is the natural choice for her new position,” mentioned Mathieu Claise, Director of Government and Public Affairs. “Laurianne will rise to this challenge brilliantly; her experience and people skills will certainly add value to the organization,” he concluded.
About Québec City Jean-Lesage International Airport (YQB)
YQB is managed by Aéroport de Québec Inc., the private corporation responsible since November 1, 2000, for the management, operation, maintenance and development of Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB). Around a dozen carriers use YQB to offer connections to North America, Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico and Europe, and daily flights to the main hubs in eastern North America.
Communications and Media Relations Advisor
Québec City Jean-Lesage International Airport
Tel.: 418 640-2700, ext. 2624