Ken Cretney

President and CEO
BC Pavilion Corp.

Ken Cretney is president and CEO of the provincial Crown corporation that owns and operates the Vancouver Convention Centre and BC Place stadium. Cretney has over 35 years of award-winning experience in hospitality and tourism, is a member and former chair of the Hotel Association of Vancouver and is board chair of the Vancouver Community College Foundation.

GREATEST SUCCESS: To be on the opening team of the Vancouver Convention Centre’s West Building, and to see its ongoing success.
FUN FACT: I’m an avid skier, and for a number of years I volunteered with the Canadian Ski Patrol.
FAVOURITE QUOTE: “Success is never final.”
BEST HABIT: Curiosity.