Meet the PavCo Management Team

Ken Cretney, President & CEO

Ken Cretney brings with him over 30 years of experience in the hotel and tourism industry.  In February 2014, Ken was appointed President and CEO of BC Pavilion Corporation (PavCo).

Previously, Ken held the roles of Chief Operating Officer of PavCo and General Manager of the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Prior to his arrival at the convention centre in 2008, Ken was the General Manager of Vancouver's Marriott Pinnacle Hotel. During his time at the Marriott, the hotel was voted one of the Best Companies to Work for in BC for three consecutive years.

Ken also brings his previous experience with industry groups and Boards, including a role as Past-Chair of the Vancouver Hotel General Managers Association. He is currently on the Tourism Vancouver Board of Directors and is Board Chair of the Vancouver Community College Foundation.

Before arriving in Vancouver, Ken managed the Rimrock Resort Hotel in Banff, Alberta for several years, before joining the Delta Whistler Resort as General Manager, and overseeing its conversion to the Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa.

Ken is an avid supporter for education in the hospitality industry, and is involved with the industry education advisory committee for Selkirk College and Vancouver Community College.

Rehana Din, Chief Finance Officer

Rehana Din assumed the position of Chief Financial Officer of PavCo on September 3, 2013.

Rehana is an accomplished senior accounting and financial management executive with 15 years of experience, most recently as the CFO of Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited.  Prior to that, she held the position of Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Vancouver. 

Rehana holds a Bachelors of Business Administration and is a Chartered Accountant.