Paul Brown has been appointed Senior Vice President of Airport Operators for the Transportation Consortium of New York (TCNY-A). In his new position, Mr. Brown will be a responsible for planning, sourcing and executing the development of commercial goods at TCNY-A projects.
In making the announcement, Phillip Collier, CEO of TCNY-A stated:
“Paul brings to the team the experience of operations of a global airport facility. His track record of managing non-aeronautical assets, particularly airport concessions, positions TCNY-A to be on the leading edge in the emerging trend of private management of airport facilities in the U.S. “
Before joining TCNY-A Mr. Brown was director ofconcessions for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and was specifically hired to lead the design, evaluation and selection process for the world’s largest single airport concessions RFP, which included existing and newly created spaces for retail, food and beverage and business travel services throughout the entire preexisting airport and the new Maynard H. Jackson, Jr., International Terminal.
Fluent in Spanish, Mr. Brown’s concessions leadership earned him the Airports Council International’s Inclusion Award and Airport Revenue News’ Best New Specialty Concept Award, both in 2014. Also that year, One Flew South, a prominent restaurant at ATL was named a James Beard nominee. Finally, under his direction, the ATL airport concessions program received the Airport Concessions Award by the American Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) for overall commercial excellence in that same year.
“With the combination of Phillip Collier, one of the top facilities managers in the country, and Paul’s operations experience at one of the most dynamic airports in the world, TCNY-A has positioned itself to be a leader a in airport management,” said Larry English, CEO, English Consulting Group, which is a partner in TCNY-A.
Mr. Brown obtained two bachelor's degrees in business administration and economics and a master’s degree in business administration from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, in Tallahassee, Fla.
Transportation Consortium of New York (TCNY) Airport Operators focuses on private airport management. For more information, visit www.tcnygroup.com