ACI APAC appoints three new members to Board
The Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific has appointed three new members to its Board at its 34th Board Meeting in Muscat, hosted by Oman Airports.
The three members to join the 27-member Board are Lorie Argus, CEO of Australia Pacific Airports Corporation (APAC), Muhammad Awaluddin, President Director of PT Angkasa Pura II, and Chang Yi Wang, Chairman of Capital Airports Holding Limited & Beijing Capital International Airport Co. Ltd.
APAC manages and operates Melbourne and Launceston Airports. PT Angkasa Pura II is a state-owned enterprise under the Indonesian Department of Transport overseeing airports in Western Indonesia.
The ACI Asia-Pacific Board, comprising aviation business leaders from across the Asia-Pacific and Middle East region, provides strategic direction for ACI Asia-Pacific in its advocacy efforts, programs and activities within the region.
Welcoming the new board members, Emmanuel Menanteau, President of ACI Asia-Pacific, said, “We are honored and grateful to this amazing group of successful and seasoned aviation professional joining our board. I am confident that new members will continue to be a strong advocate for our region, to aid travel recovery as the industry recovers. Their professional expertise is valuable as we work closely with our stakeholders to revive the industry. I also take this opportunity to thank our outgoing members for their extraordinary contributions to ACI Asia-Pacific.”
Stefano Baronci, Director General of ACI Asia-Pacific said, “I wish to congratulate all elected members of the Board. Australia, China and Indonesia are among the important markets in our region. Having a woman leader in the Board can only benefit the ACI Asia-Pacific Board. Together with our President, we look forward to working closely with our Board in strengthening ACI Asia-Pacific’s role in representing our members’ interests.”
A total of six new airport operators, two affiliates and nine World Business Partners have joined ACI Asia-Pacific in 2022. ACI Asia-Pacific now has 127 airport members, managing and operating 618 airports across 46 countries and a strong line-up of 97 World Business Partners.