Solomon Wong Appointed President and CEO of InterVISTAS Consulting Group
Vancouver, Canada May 15, 2018: Craig Huntbatch, Chairman of the InterVISTAS Consulting Group has announced that Solomon Wong, Executive Vice President of InterVISTAS has been appointed to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the InterVISTAS Consulting Group effective May 1, 2018. Mr. Wong previously served as the Managing Officer at the InterVISTAS Vancouver office until May 2016.
“I am very pleased that Solomon has accepted this appointment and fully support his vision to enhance InterVISTAS’ strong position in the market by developing technology and digital consultancy to complement our strong domain knowledge.”Mr. Huntbatch
Well-known within the consulting and transportation communities, Mr. Wong has more than 20 years of industry experience, specializing in transportation and airport projects for clients around the world. He will also serve in a newly-created position as Director, Advisory Group for Aviation Strategy Consultancy in the Business Unit Aviation of InterVISTAS’ parent company, Royal HaskoningDHV.
“We have two great brands – InterVISTAS and NACO and believe that Solomon has the broad background and thought leadership to deliver strategic consulting projects to our transportation clients through integrated expert teams from both companies.”Mr. Govaerts, Director of Netherland Airport Consultants (NACO) and Director, Business Unit Aviation for Royal
Since the start of his career at InterVISTAS in 1997, Mr. Wong’s capabilities and leadership style allowed him to advance through the organization while adding depth to its portfolio of client services, particularly in airport planning, and developing new technology-driven border and security processes. These process improvements resulted in improved efficiencies, better customer service, cost savings and new revenues for airports, airlines, ports and other transportation clients.
“Solomon is the right leader to take us further into deepening our policy work while broadening our planning work. I have a high degree of confidence in Solomon Wong and trust him with the direction of the firm.”InterVISTAS former President and CEO Deborah Meehan
“I am excited to work with the team to help InterVISTAS’ clients develop new strategies byoffering new insights into the future of transportation and tourism. I look forward to adapting our products to new ways of analyzing trends that harness the potential of emerging technologies.”Solomon Wong, President and CEO
More information and a video brief are available below.
Mr. Wong has served at InterVISTAS in a variety of analytical and leadership roles over the past 20 years. From the development of trusted traveller programs to the integration of new technologies to reduce the space and staffing requirements of facilities, Mr. Wong has participated in several important innovations in airport processes and the regulatory/legislative/policy environment. He has led a number of interdisciplinary teams that have advanced solutions as broad as airport hub development, to the creation of next generation passenger and cargo processes, and generating efficiencies and while improving security. His multi-disciplinary strengths have been augmented through recent work in Privacy by Design, as well as research into the role of innovation across borders.
Mr. Wong has held positions on a number of boards, including the Canadian/American Border Trade Alliance and Airports Consultants Council and sits on Airports Council International committees. He earned a bachelor’s degree in geography from the University of British Columbia before completing a Master of Science in Planning at the University of Toronto. Currently he is pursuing studies on Privacy by Design at Ryerson University.
As part of Royal HaskoningDHV, InterVISTAS is a leading management consulting company with extensive expertise in aviation, transportation and tourism. With offices in Vancouver, Boston, Washington, San Francisco, London and The Hague, our exceptional team of specialists have successfully delivered projects in over 75 countries around the world. We are committed to working collaboratively with our clients to apply vision and expertise to achieve results. For more information visit our website: www.intervistas.com.
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