The ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Board, a governing body which determines the overall development strategy of ACI Asia-Pacific region, has announced that its President, Ms Kerrie Mather, will retire from her position effective January 31, 2018. Ms Mather had recently announced her retirement as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Sydney Airport, also due to take effect at the end of January 2018. Ms. Mather has served on the ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Board since September 2011 and was elected President in April 2016 for a term of two years.
In accordance with the ACI Asia-Pacific Bylaws Article 11.5, Mr. Lee Seow Hiang, currently First Vice President of ACI Asia-Pacific and Chief Executive Officer of Changi Airport Group will serve as President of ACI Asia-Pacific for the unexpired portion of the term of the retiring President.
“It has been my honour and privilege to serve as President of the ACI Asia-Pacific Region. Airports play such an important role in driving our economies and creating jobs, through the growth in tourism and travel, and the significant investment in aviation infrastructure to support that growth and enhance the customer experience. I feel enormous pride in our collective achievements, and share your passion for our dynamic industry. It’s been a privilege to work collaboratively with you all to further our strategic goals for mutual benefit. I wish to extend my heartfelt thanks to our members for their trust and support over the years.” Ms. Mather said.
Mrs Patti Chau, Regional Director of ACI Asia-Pacific commented: “On behalf of the Regional Board and ACI, I wish to thank Kerrie for her guidance, wisdom and strategic vision in leading ACI Asia-Pacific. We wish her the very best in her future endeavours. Together with the Board, we look forward to working closely with our incoming President, Mr. Lee, in developing ACI Asia-Pacific to advance the collective interests of our members.”