Catherine (Dyer) Luelo was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer in August 2017, with overall responsibility for the Information Technology systems that support and enable Air Canada's global business.
In this role, Catherine oversees the strategic technology direction for the airline which includes driving ongoing investment in this critical area, in addition to her role in leading innovation, delivery, and ensuring the security and reliability of Air Canada’s worldwide operational, commercial, customer service and administrative information systems. She also leads Air Canada’s technology transformation including the implementation of complex, multi-stakeholder initiatives, new core airline systems and the technology to support Air Canada’s new loyalty program.
Prior to joining Air Canada, Catherine held executive roles at Enbridge Inc., including Chief Information Officer and, prior to that, Vice President, Information Technology. She previously served in several key senior management roles at major Canadian companies, including Vice President, Distribution, at WestJet Airlines Ltd., and Director of Sales at TELUS Communications.
Catherine holds an MBA from Athabasca University in Alberta and a BSc from the University of Alberta. In 2018, she was appointed to Board of Directors of scale ai, the Montreal-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) supercluster, that aspires to increase competitive advantage for Canada globally in the emerging AI space. She is also a member of the Global IBM Board of Advisors.