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Ramon Miró named as new president and CEO of Corporacíon Quiport


Quito International Airport will have a new boss on June 1 when Ramón Miró replaces Andrew O’Brian as the new president and CEO of operator, Corporacíon Quiport.

Miró, a former vice president of business development at ADC & HAS Airports Worldwide (now Airports Worldwide), says that he is honoured to succeed O’Brian, who is leaving to become the CEO of an airport management joint venture based in Washington DC.

Corporacíon Quiport’s Board of Directors expressed its “deep gratitude” to O’Brian for leading Quito International Airport through its last nine years of growth and development.

A statement says: “Andrew O´Brian always exhibited absolute clarity regarding his objectives and was able to successfully lead the company, always demonstrating, in addition to his professional capacity, his innate talent for human relations at all levels.

“We wish him the best in the new professional stage that he has decided to follow”.

Quito’s many successes under O’Brian’s leadership included becoming the first airport in the Americas and only the 13th in the world to gain 5 Star certification from Skytrax; achieving carbon neutral status in ACI’s Airport Carbon Accreditation programme; and regularly doing well in the association’s annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards, finishing joint top in the 5-15mppa size category for the Latin America-Caribbean region in 2020.

Explaining some of the reason’s behind Miró’s appointment, the statement, adds: “Ramón is a professional with extensive experience who has been part of our Board of Directors and knows the company and the project profoundly.

“For our part, we will give him all the support and confidence necessary to start his management on the right foot”.

Miró enthuses: “It is an honour to assume this position. I thank the shareholders of Quiport for their confidence in my capabilities.

“I want to tell the people of Quito and Ecuador that I will maintain the management line that has taken the airport to preeminent roles on an international scale, as a mark of pride for this wonderful country and its people, ever seeking new heights to aim for.

“I thank Andrew O’Brian for the great legacy he leaves and I wish him well in the future.”


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