Candice Li, CPA, CA, CPA (IL)

As vice-president, Finance and Fleet Management, Candice is responsible for a broad portfolio of finance functions at WestJet, including treasury and corporate finance, financial planning and analysis, strategic procurement and aircraft transactions.

Candice was previously appointed WestJet’s interim chief financial officer from June 2015 to November 2015. In this role, she was responsible for the areas of accounting, financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax, investor relations, internal audit and supply chain. Candice is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA), a U.S. Certified Public Accountant (CPA, IL) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary.

Previously, Candice served as WestJet’s vice-president, controller, from October 2012 to May 2015, and as vice-president, treasurer from February 2008 to October 2012. Candice joined WestJet as director of internal audit in January 2006. In her pre-WestJet days, Candice held various finance and accounting positions at a semiconductor manufacturer in Santa Clara, California, and began her career at a public accounting firm in Calgary.