LAWA COO To Replace Departing CEO On Interim Basis

Training Walk Eight 11- Everystockphoto: Photographer sfxeric
Training Walk Eight 11- Photographer sfxeric

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles World Airports, the L.A. city agency that manages LAX, announced today that, in light of the upcoming departure of CEO Deborah Flint, the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners will consider at its December 19, 2019, regular meeting the appointment of LAWA Chief Operating Officer Justin Erbacci as Interim Chief Executive Officer while the commissioners conduct a search for the next CEO.
Flint has accepted a position as the President and CEO of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, which operates Toronto Pearson Airport. She originally negotiated to stay at LAWA through early 2020 for the transition but with Erbacci’s anticipated appointment has decided to accelerate her departure, now scheduled for Dec. 31.
Erbacci joined LAWA in July 2016 and was named COO in June 2019. As COO, he has overseen implementation and delivery of LAWA’s $14 billion ongoing modernization program and leads the integration of the capital development, guest experience, innovation, commercial strategy, information technology, environment and sustainability, and operations and facilities management functions at both Los Angeles International and Van Nuys general aviation airports.
Erbacci first joined LAWA in October 2016 as Chief Innovation and Technology Officer and Deputy Executive Director where was responsible for implementing LAWA’s overall Information Technology vision and strategy, in addition to leveraging innovative technologies and processes to enhance operations at LAX and VNY. In January 2018, Erbacci’s role was expanded to Chief Innovation and Commercial Strategy Officer where, in addition to his previous role, he also sponsored and led the Terminal Development and
Improvement Program and shaped commercial and business strategies.


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