Changes to the Aeroplan Board of Directors
MONTREAL, July 17 /CNW Telbec/ - Robert Milton, Chairman of the Board of
Directors of Aeroplan Holding GP Inc., announces the appointments of
John M. Forzani, Douglas D. Port and Alan P. Rossy as Directors. In
conjunction with these appointments, it is also announced that W. Brett
Ingersoll and Robert Warden, both of Cerberus Capital Management L.P., have
resigned as Directors. These changes bring the total number of Directors of
the Board of Aeroplan Holding GP Inc. to ten members.
    Mr. Forzani is Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Forzani Group
Ltd. (FGL), Canada's largest and only national sporting goods retailer with
over 464 corporate and franchise stores representing approximately
6 million square feet of retail space, annual system sales exceeding
$1 billion and a workforce of over 10,000.
    Mr. Port is a retired airline executive with more than 32 years'
experience in the Canadian and international airline industry. Mr. Port's
major career portfolios while with Air Canada included senior executive roles
in customer service, government relations and corporate affairs, international
operations, as well as sales and product distribution.
    Mr. Rossy is Executive Vice President of Store Operations and a partner
of Dollarama L.P., a national chain of dollar stores operating at the $1 or
less price point. A founding family member of Dollarama, Mr. Rossy's
responsibilities include merchandising, marketing, advertising and HR
consulting. "We are delighted to welcome our new Directors, each of whom
brings a wealth of business experience that will be of strategic benefit as
Aeroplan moves forward with its independent growth plans. We would also like
to thank our resigning Directors for their dedication and service," stated

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