Rupert Duchesne is Group Chief Executive of AIMIA. Under his leadership AIMIA has grown from a single loyalty program in a single market to a global enterprise with operations in over 15 countries. Prior to his current role Mr. Duchesne spent twelve years in strategy and investment consulting around the world. He joined Air Canada in 1996, where he held the positions of Vice President Marketing, Senior Vice President International and ultimately Chief Integration Officer, overseeing the integration of Air Canada with Canadian Airlines.
He is a Director of Dorel Industries and Mattamy Homes, Chair of the Board of the Brain Canada Foundation and a member of the National Council of the CD Howe Institute. Rupert holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Manchester and a Bachelor Honours degree in Pharmacology from the University of Leeds.