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Chief Executive Officer, Aer Rianta International

Jack MacGowan was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Aer Rianta International in August 2011, having previously held the role of Chief Commercial Officer at airport authority DAA, with responsibility for all commercial operations in Ireland including retail, car parks, marketing and property concessions. Prior to joining DAA in 2005, Jack worked with Tesco, first as Head of Marketing for Tesco Ireland and later as Non-Food Marketing Director in the UK.

An engineer by profession, Jack’s other career roles include marketing and general management positions at Diageo in the UK, USA, Russia and Greece and a period in the London office of business consultants, McKinsey & Company. He holds an MBA from Wharton University.