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Daniel-Robert Gooch

President | Canadian Airports Council

Daniel-Robert Gooch is president of the Canadian Airports Council, where he oversees operations at the Canadian division of ACI-NA. He was promoted to the position after serving five years as director of communications and policy.

Daniel has more than 16 years experience in marketing, public relations, and publishing, particularly in the aviation and technology sectors. Prior to joining the CAC, he was publisher and editor of Commercial Aviation Today, a Montréal-based daily electronic news publication for airline industry executives around the world. After founding the publication in 2003, Daniel built its readership to 8,700 airline industry leaders on nearly every continent. He also was involved in marketing, media relations and event planning for the publication’s parent company.

Previously, Daniel was vice president of strategic planning for Atlanta-based Gelignite Communications. In this position, he managed the firm’s public relations and interactive marketing efforts for its U.S. and Canadian clients in the financial, healthcare and business-to-business technology sectors. He also has held a series of successively senior positions in marketing and media relations for firms in Atlanta, Coral Gables, Fla. and Montréal.

Daniel is an honours graduate in political science and history from Concordia University in Montréal.

Daniel-Robert Gooch