Airports Council International’s (ACI) Chair Declan Collier, CEO, London City Airports, turned over the Chair position to Bongani Maseko, CEO and Executive Director, Airports Company South Africa Limited. Martin Eurnekian, CEO, Corporación América was also appointed as Vice-Chair. Their roles will become effective as of 1 January 2018.
Bongani Maseko joined Airports Company South Africa in 1999 and was formally appointed as CEO in May 2013. Prior to his role in airport operations, he also spent three-and-half-years leading O.R. Tambo International Airport as General Manager. He has a degree in Aviation Business Administration from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and Airport Systems Planning and Design and Airport Ground Transportation Planning from the University of California.
Martin Eurnekian has more than 15 years or experience in aviation. He managed several concession processes, as well as directed passenger and cargo terminal design and construction projects, including Galapagos Airport. He has also managed several airlines, including LAPA and Southernwinds in Argentina, and Volare in Italy.