Executive Vice President - International Business Development & Lounges, Manchester Airports Group
Beth joined MAG in 2007 and is currently Executive Vice President – International Business Development & Lounges. She has over 25 years experience in retail, across a broad range of roles and disciplines encompassing store management, logistics, property, HR and training, and business development. Over her career she worked for Debenhams, WHSmith and TJHughes prior to joining MAG.
Dr Patrick Bohl is Head of Retail and Advertising at Budapest Airport, being responsible for maximising non-aeronautical revenues in cooperation with its concessionaires. He joined the company in 2008 as Head of Airline Development in charge of attracting new routes and airlines, as well as the company’s market research activities.
Gary has been fortunate enough to build 30 years of business experience in a way that one may say is “not textbook”. Having worked for small family businesses in retailing, both as an entrepreneur and general manager, and in the advertising industry in management positions, he joined Mars Australia in 1999.
Vice President, Commercial Development and Terminal Services, Greater Toronto Airports Authority
Scott Collier is the Vice President, Commercial Development and Terminal Services of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), which manages and operations Toronto Pearson International Airport, Canada’s largest airport.
Managing Director International, Fifth Generation, Inc. Home of Tito’s Handmade Vodka
John McDonnell has launched and marketed a number of successful global spirits brands and is highly regarded as a leader in his industry. He earned widespread respect for his service as Chairman of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), the national trade association representing America’s leading distillers.
Colm McLoughlin was born in Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, Ireland in 1943 and is one of five, with two elder brothers and two younger sisters. He attended the village Boy’s National School and Garbally College, where he excelled in sport including hurling and tennis and went on to play rugby for Co. Galway.
Dr. Peter Mohn Peter has been working for various leading global market research agencies since 1993 and has been in top management positions since 2000. He has been specializing in travel retail research since 2004 and consults various leading brands as well as shop operators in this field.
Michael Simon is the General Manager of Altria International Sales, a wholly owned subsidiary of Philip Morris USA. In this role he is responsible for leading and profitably growing Altria Group’s non-domestic tobacco business through brand management, trade marketing, and sales services.
Yiling Pan is Associate Editor of Jing Daily, the leading digital publication on luxury consumer trends in China. Her role since joining the team in 2016, is to illustrate how the definition of luxury, and by turn, its consumption, is changing. She also focuses on how the digital landscape in China is developing and how brands are adapting and taking advantage of those changes.
Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group China
Angela Wang is a core member of The Boston Consulting Group’s retail sector in Greater China. She works with a broad range of clients in China on strategy formulation, business development, and operational excellence.
Mirko founded Jessica’s Secret in 2015. Over the past three years, the app has grown in popularity and reach and is now a recognised digital marketing brand in travel retail. Since founding Jessica’s Secret Mirko has also developed a market insights service on the travel retail industry in China.