Ground Handling

dnata promotes Phil McGrane to CEO, dnata Brazil

dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, announced the promotion of Phil McGrane to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), dnata Brazil with immediate effect.

In his new role, Phil will lead dnata’s overall strategy and business, driving the company’s growth and success across the country.

Phil has been with dnata for over 10 years. Since last July, he has overseen dnata Brazil’s operations at 29 airports as Acting CEO, managing a team of 5,000 local aviation professionals.

In his previous position as Chief Commercial Officer, he was responsible for leading all of the company’s commercial activities, including business development and customer relations.

Phil has over 30 years’ experience in the aviation and transport industries.

Prior to joining dnata he held various senior roles, supporting the commercial operations and growth of globally renowned companies in the Middle East, USA and Europe.

David Barker, Divisional Senior Vice President, Airport Operations, said: “Phil has made a significant contribution to dnata’s business in Brazil over the past decade.

“His strong leadership skills, commercial mindset and customer-centric approach make him the right person to lead the company through its next phase of growth in the country.

“Phil’s appointment is a reflection of our commitment to promoting from within and recognising the contributions and achievements of our high-performing colleagues.”