AIRMALL USA has announced the appointment of Ben Zandi as president and chief executive officer, overseeing the North American operations of parent company, Fraport, effective immediately,.
A global airport company, Fraport serves more than 230 million travelers in 24 airports and nine countries. In the US, its award-winning airport concessions program, Airmall, is in four major airports.
Mr. Zandi has more than 30 years of experience in hospitality, business management, and retail and restaurant development and operations with a record of increasing shareholder value and exceeding revenue and profitability goals.
Mr. Zandi joins Airmall following his role as executive vice president of operations of PGHC Inc., a privately owned restaurant company based in Dedham, Massachusetts with annual revenue of USD 250 million.
Mr. Zandi is certified by the Management and Strategy Institute as a Six Sigma Black Belt Professional.
Airmall is the developer and manager of the retail, and food and beverage operations at Pittsburgh International Airport, Boston Logan International Airport, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.
Airmall USA, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide, the global airport company based in Frankfurt, Germany.