SSP America’s chairman Les Cappetta elected vice chairman of the Airports Council International North America World Business Partners/Associates Board

Lansdowne, VA, 2015-10-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — SSP America, a division of SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, is pleased to announce that its chairman, Les Cappetta has been elected to serve as vice chairman of the Airports Council International North America (ACI-NA) World Business Partners/Associates Board (WBP) for the Board’s 2015-2016 term.

ACI-NA’s members represent a wide variety of private industry, nonprofit and educational entities that provide products, equipment and services to airports and the aviation industry. Through their membership, the 380 ACI-NA WBP members work with ACI-NA airport members to address industry issues and discuss new technologies and innovative ideas.

Les Cappetta, who has held the positions of ACI-NA WBA vice chair and chairman in the past, commented on the election by saying, “The WBP Board is an extremely important leadership group for airports around the world. WBP works on critically important initiatives such as: Congressional funding of airports, standards for airport contracting and creating an interface between airport clients and providers. I look forward to working collaboratively with the WBP board and my industry peers to ensure we address meaningful issues and opportunities in the airport industry.”

Results for Board elections for the three-year terms were announced at the ACI-NA WBP breakfast during the 2015 ACI-NA Annual Conference and Exhibition held in Long Beach, California October 4-7, 2015.

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SOURCE: SSP Group plc