Carrie Hurihanganui and Dr Kijmanawat Kerati
ACI APAC & MID appoints two new directors
MUSCAT, November 23, 2023
The Airports Council International Asia-Pacific & Middle East (ACI APAC & MID), a trade group for 623 airports, announced the appointment of two new members to its Board.
The two new elected members are Carrie Hurihanganui, Chief Executive Officer of Auckland International Airport Limited, New Zealand, and Dr Kijmanawat Kerati, President of Airports of Thailand.
The terms of the two new directors will commence from January 1, 2024, and will end on December 31, 2026.
Hurihanganui's appointment marks a significant milestone for ACI APAC & MID, contributing to a more inclusive and balanced representation of genders within the board. ACI APAC & MID now has three women on the board. The other two are Lorie Argus, CEO of Australia Pacific Airports and Sarah Samuel, Senior VP-ICM Technologies (An Amadeus company).
Commenting on their appointment, Emmanuel Menanteau, President, ACI APAC & MID, said: "We are delighted to welcome Ms Hurihanganui and Dr Kerati to the ACI APAC & MID board. They are already established leaders, and their extensive experience and expertise in the aviation industry will contribute towards the achievement of our organisation's objectives. It’s gratifying to see a diverse representation of women on our board."
Stefano Baronci, the Director General, ACI APAC & MID said: “The election of Hurihanganui and Dr Kerati brings a great balance of representation of members on the board from across the region. The selection of these highly-respected industry leaders demonstrates the ACI APAC & MID's commitment to effectively representing the needs and interests of airports across Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions.” – TradeArabia News Servi