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Queenstown Airport CEO Scott Patterson dies after short battle with cancer

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Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: Australia

Queenstown Airport (QAC) chief executive Scott Patterson has died after a short battle with cancer. He was 57.

The airport confirmed the sad news in a media statement on Wednesday.

Scott Patterson. (Queenstown Airport)

Scott Patterson. (Queenstown Airport)

Queenstown Airport chairman John Gilks said Patterson was a highly respected colleague and manager and would be “sorely missed by us all”.

“On behalf of the Queenstown Airport board and team, we would like to pay tribute to Scott both professionally and personally,” Gilks said in a statement.

“Our thoughts are with Scott’s family and the QAC board and staff are doing everything we can to support them in their loss. We respectfully ask on their behalf for privacy to allow them time to grieve.”

Patterson started as chief executive of Queenstown Airport in March 2012. Previously, the qualified lawyer and accountant worked in Europe, the United States and Australia and held roles at Ports of Portland, Ports of Auckland, Winston Aggregates, Fletcher Building and Ernst & Young.

He is survived by his wife and three children.

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