Fraport USA appoints Sabine Trenk as CEO

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Sabine Trenk has been appointed CEO at Fraport USA, effective June 5, 2023. Trenk succeeds Michael Mullaney, who navigated the company through the Covid-19 pandemic and led the company for the last two years.

Trenk has spent 30 years in the industry gaining experience managing commercial and airport operations throughout the world. Most recently, she served as chief operating and commercial officer for Fraport Brasil where she led the commercial department implementing the concessions program for the airports of Fortaleza and Porto Alegre following the renovation and construction of new passenger terminals.

Before joining Fraport Brasil, she was the deputy general manager of operations at Xi’an Xianyang International Airport in China. For nine years, she was chief operating and commercial officer at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, Peru. Here she was responsible for passenger operations and managing the retail, food and beverage concessions program. Trenk has also held various executive roles at Frankfurt Airport, Germany, and airports in Greece, India, China and Peru in operations and commercial departments.

Michael Reusch, Fraport USA’s chairman of the board, said, “The board of directors is pleased that Sabine has taken on this important leadership role, and we can draw on her vast experience and expertise to position Fraport USA for the future. Sabine is an empathetic and committed leader. We thank Mike Mullaney for his contributions during the last two years. Together with our business partners we will grow the business further and pave the road for upcoming opportunities in the market.”

Trenk commented, “I am delighted to take over this new responsibility and lead the Fraport USA Group. I believe the US market offers a huge potential to expand Fraport USA’s footprint and services further, and thereby contribute to an appealing and world-class travel experience at US airports. We will continue scanning the market for interesting opportunities and develop new ideas and concepts for the aviation sector with our highly experienced team.”

Read more of the latest personnel updates from the passenger terminal industry, here.

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