Tyson Matheson Joins Rocky Mountaineer As VP, Global HR
Former WestJet VP Tyson Matheson has been appointed as Vice President of Global Human Resources with Rocky Mountaineer.
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 career in HR at WestJet, where he advanced to VP, People Relations and Culture. He then transitioned to the operations side of the business as VP, 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 VP, Associate Relations, where he incorporated a technology-driven approach to better align their employee brand with customer brand.