Airport International Group (AIG), the Jordan-based firm responsible for managing Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA), has named Nicolas Deviller as its new CEO, effective 14 January 2024.
Deviller joins with over 20 years of experience in the airport industry, succeeding outgoing CEO Nicolas Claude.
Previously he held the role of Director of International Development Infrastructures Projects at Vinci Airports for almost 12 years.
He went on to hold the role of Vinci Airports CEO in Cambodia, a position he held for three years.
During his time in-role, he oversaw the project build and management of Phnom International Penh Airport, Siem Reap Airport and Sihanoukville International Airport.
In another Vinci Airports role, he also served as Director of Road Operations of International Activities.
Deviller joined Groupe ADP in 2016 where he was Deputy CEO of Ravinala Airports where he managed operations at the two main airports in Madagascar for three years.
From 2019 he has contributed as a Groupe ADP Board Member and sat on several executive committees within the company’s portfolio. These include TAV Airports, Liège Airport, and Stewart Airport in New York.
Nicolas Deviller: ‘Ambitious plans’ are on the horizon
“I’d like to extend my sincere appreciation to my esteemed colleague, Mr. Nicolas Claude, for his outstanding leadership over the past four years,” said Deviller on his appointment.
“Personally, I am honoured to join the team at Airport International Group, and I look forward to contributing to the ongoing advancement of QAIA, solidifying its position as a regionally competitive, climate-friendly airport.
“Our steadfast focus will remain on delivering exceptional services to passengers while shaping a hospitable airport experience that feels like home.”
He continued: “With numerous ambitious plans on the horizon and milestones to achieve, I am confident that, together with our grantor, the Government of Jordan, as well as our highly committed employees, partners and shareholders, we will reinforce QAIA’s standing as Jordan’s prime gateway to the world.”
Last year, Mondelez World Travel Retail chose Queen Alia as the location for its first sustainability activation in the Levant region.