Press: Jean-Pierre Tabet as Managing Director

Munich Airport US Holding recruits for its Leadership Team

August 1, 2019
Munich Airport US Holding LLC, the US-based 100% subsidiary of Munich Airport International (MAI) for business in the United States and Canada, announces the appointment of Jean-Pierre Tabet as the company’s Managing Director as of August 1st, 2019.

"Jean-Pierre is a well-regarded senior executive in the US airport network. His wide range of airport management skills, explicitly in the commercialization and operations of airports, and his very strong communication and intercultural competence, make him the perfect fit for this key position. Together, we will expand Munich Airport’s footprint throughout North America and offer airports improvements in operations, management and customer service," said Dr. Ralf Gaffal, Managing Director of MAI.

In his new role, Jean-Pierre will coordinate and manage all shared service support to the US Holding’s subsidiaries. Besides, he will act as head of market for Munich Airport International in North America including the identification and analysis of opportunities and potential partnerships.

Mr. Tabet has a longstanding and broad career in the aviation sector. During the past 22 years at Fraport, he was amongst other positions deployed as Chief Commercial Officer at Cairo Airport and as Managing Director at King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh. Up until now, he served as Vice President Business Development at Fraport USA.

Jean-Pierre commented, “As the only 5-star airport in Europe, Munich Airport knows how to provide the best passenger experience while increasing revenue at the same time. I look forward to contributing to this unique team and supporting Munich Airport US Holding to broaden their presence within the US and beyond.”


Press Department

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