Rocky Mountaineer welcomes Tyson Matheson as Vice President of Global Human Resources
Vancouver, B.C. (January 8, 2019) – Rocky Mountaineer is pleased to welcome Tyson Matheson as the company’s Vice President of Global Human Resources. In this role, Matheson will be responsible for driving the global human resources strategies, including employee engagement, people recruitment and development, and organizational culture.
“We are excited to have Tyson Matheson join the Rocky Mountaineer team,” said Steve Sammut, President of Rocky Mountaineer. “His extensive background in the tourism and travel industry, combined with his exceptional leadership experience, will be valuable as we continue investing in our people and talent.”
Tyson’s began his human resources career at WestJet where he advanced to Vice President, People Relations and Culture, and managed a team of 100 people. He then transitioned to the operations side of the business as Vice President, Inflight Services, where he led a team of 3,500 employees, including flight attendants, and those working in the safety, guest services, provisioning, onboard product, and technical learning and development. In 2017, Tyson relocated to Toronto to join Walmart Canada as Vice President, Associate Relations, where he incorporated a technology-driven approach to better align their employee brand with customer brand.
“I look forward to joining the team at Rocky Mountaineer as we develop our people programs and modernize our systems to enhance the overall employee experience. It is such as pleasure to join an iconic Canadian travel experience.”
Matheson joined Rocky Mountaineer on January 7, 2019.
About Rocky Mountaineer
Rocky Mountaineer is the world’s largest privately owned luxury tourist train and, since 1990, has welcomed more than two million guests to inhale the mountain air and let nature take their breath away. Guests can choose from over 65 vacation packages and four unique rail routes, which travel through iconic destinations such as Seattle, WA, Vancouver, B.C., and the majestic Canadian Rockies in Alberta. The unparalleled experience onboard the all domed fleet offers rich, historic storytelling, world class cuisine, and a first-hand look at the vast and untouched wild beauty of Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest.
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