Duncan Bureau
SVP, Global Sales & Distribution, Malaysia Airlines

Duncan Bureau has 20 years of experience working with and managing professionals in Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the United States.

Duncan’s current responsibilities include Global Sales and Distribution, Coporate Sales, Leisure Sales, MAS Holidays, MASWings sales, Charter, and all Contact Centres. The airline will see ASK growth of over 21% for 2013 with significant revenue growth in all segments. Duncan is focused on developing a culture of Opportunity vs Entitlement and ensuring that the airline has strong brand and relationship equity in all markets that MAS operates in.

Duncan previously worked with WestJet Airlines a Canadian based LCC. While at WestJet Duncan was instrumental in the airlines growth including Business Development activities that included industry partners, National Alamo Enterprise, Budget Car Rental, Expedia, and the airlines tri-branded credit card and loyalty program. Duncan was responsible for Sales, Business Development, Revenue Management, Cargo, Charter and WestJet Vacations during his 1o year tenure with the Airline. Under Duncan's sales leadership the airline won enormous praise by all segments of the travel trade and won many awards while growing the airlines revenue profitably year over year.

Duncan has worked in Toronto, Calgary, London, Rome, Vancouver, New York and Kuala Lumpur while gaining experience in dealing with business leaders from around the globe. He has worked with Gulf Oil, Greyhound, Greyhound Air, Canadian Airlines, Nortel, The Loyalty Group, Welsh Carson Anderson and Stowe (a private equity firm in New York City), WestJet and Malaysia Airlines.

In July of 2013 he was name one of the Top 50 influencers in Asia Aviation. Duncan was also named one of the Top 25 Travel Executives in North America by BTN in Washington DC in 2008 – the only Canadian named to this list.

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