Summit of the Americas names more speakersBy Melita Kiely
The International Association of Airport and Duty Free Stores (IAADFS) has confirmed the latest list of speakers for the 2021 Summit of the Americas – A Virtual Experience.
The 2021 iteration of Summit of the Americas will take place online from 5-9 April as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Due to speak at the Knowledge Hub are: Martin Eurnekian, chief executive officer of Corporación América Airports; Roger Fordyce, Hudson CEO; Jackie McDonagh, ARI-North America general manager; Aurelia Barria, Motta Internacional senior vice president; Sammy Patel, Midway Partnership CEO and Vantage Airport Group chief commercial officer; Eric Trichot, PT&M managing director; and Jane Ewing, Walmart senior vice president.
Ewing will discuss sustainability initiatives, including reducing waste and emissions during the virtual event.
Prior to Walmart, Ewing spent 20 years at Johnnie Walker owner Diageo, where among other roles she worked as managing director global travel and Middle East.
IAADFS revealed the first round of speakers for the 2021 conference earlier this month.