Leadership

Our Trusted Decision-makers

Moodie Cheikh CEO and Co-Founder

Moodie is a technology business leader with experience at all stages of company growth. As co-founder and CEO, Moodie has grown the company organically and primarily through international expansion. He has established the company as a technology innovator and global market leader in aviation. In 2017, Searidge became jointly owned by two tier one Air Navigation Service Providers, NAV CANADA and NATS (UK); the first partnership of its kind in the aviation space. Moodie continues to lead the company as it grows its domestic and international footprint.

An entrepreneur at heart, Moodie thrives in an environment of innovation and growth. He shares his knowledge through his role as director on various boards; as well as investing in, and advising early stage technology companies. With a particular interest in international business, Moodie helps companies develop mechanisms to allow them to operate on a global scale. He also teaches entrepreneurship to the next generation of business people through the Telfer School of Management eMBA at Ottawa University.

Our unique blend of experience in airport operations and Air Traffic Control (ATC) allows us to develop and integrate modern technology solutions that improve the safety and efficiency of airport surface operations.

Alex Sauriol CTO And Co-Founder

Alex has been innovating in aviation technology for over 20 years. As co-founder of Searidge, he was the visionary behind their award winning technology and has co-authored several industry patents. In his current role as CTO, Alex is responsible for driving the Searidge technology roadmap, leading the service delivery team and aligning technology development and corporate strategy to enable Searidge to anticipate, shape, and lead major market transitions.

Searidge benefits from a very experienced board of directors with impressive accomplishments and industry accolades.

Sandy Struthers

Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer,
NAV CANADA

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Mark Cooper

Vice President,
Chief Technology and Information Officer,
NAV CANADA

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Guy Adams

Commercial Director,
NATS

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Richard Churchill-Coleman

Legal Director,
NATS

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