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Gerd Wengler
Universal healthcare unifies Canadians. Hope Air makes it a reality! I’m proud to have flown many Canadians to get them to their healthcare needs – a real grassroots community service.
Gerd Wengler is President of Park Property Management Inc., one of Canada's largest owned/managed property management companies. Park's 300 employees manage 9,000 apartments and 30 industrial buildings in the Toronto area. Prior to joining Park, he held senior management roles in manufacturing (St. Lawrence Cement) and mining (Cameco Corp.).
 
Gerd is a pilot and has more than 4,000 hours flying experience in 16 countries and four continents. He has flown 125 Hope Air Missions as a Volunteer Pilot. In 2010, he received the Spirit of Hope Award for a Distinguished Volunteer Pilot. Gerd holds an Airline Transport License (ATPL).
 
He has a post-graduate degree in mining engineering from Germany, an M.B.A. from the University of Saskatchewan, and is a P. Eng. Gerd is very involved with Rotary International.