People: ACI World appoints Luis Felipe de Oliveira as new Director General


The Airports Council International (ACI) World Governing Board announced this week that Luis Felipe de Oliveira will be the new Director General of ACI World.

Luis Felipe de Oliveira Oliveira will be the new Director General of ACI World.
Mr. de Oliveira will succeed Angela Gittens who has led the global voice of the world’s airports for twelve years. Ms. Gittens earlier announced her intention to retire at the end of June 2020.
Mr. de Oliveira is well known throughout the aviation industry. He is currently the Executive Director and CEO of the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA). Mr. de Oliveira will officially take up the role of Director General in June, with a 30-day formal transition.
Mr. de Oliveira is a Chemical Engineer graduated from the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro with vast experience in commercial and technical aviation fuel. For 10 years, he served IATA, leading fuel and airport campaigns with governments, oil companies, fuel service providers and airports for the Americas, Africa and the Middle East regions, based in Switzerland. Additionally, he served 12 years at Shell companies with focus in Latin America and the Caribbean, mainly, Africa and Europe, based in Brazil and The Netherlands.
Luis Felipe has a postgraduate in Finance from the University of São Paulo, an MBA from Dom Cabral Foundation in São Paulo, and Post MBA from Kellogg University in Chicago.