The newest addition to the Airport Council International-North America (ACI-NA) World Business Partners/Associates Board of Directors is Patrick Wallace, vice president, business development at Paradies Lagardère. ACI-NA’s members are made up of North American airport industry leaders at local, regional and state levels, representing more than 300 airports in the U.S. and Canada.

Wallace, in his role as vice president, business development, works with the marketing, merchandising and finance divisions of Paradies Lagardère and is responsible for generating new retail and restaurant business growth in North American airports. He has previously held leadership positions in multiple airports, including Atlanta, Chicago and Detroit, and has been with the company since 1983.

“As a result of Pat’s hard work and dedication to our business development team, Paradies Lagardère continues to successfully grow its travel retail and restaurant business in airports throughout North America,” said Gerry Savaria, executive vice president, Paradies Lagardère. “We’re excited about Pat’s new role with ACI-NA and we’re confident he’ll serve our industry well.”