Lagardère’s Dag Rasmussen to deliver keynote at DF&TR Summit of Americas

By Luke Barras-hill |

Rasmussen has served as Chairman & CEO of  Lagardère TR since 2011.

Lagardère Travel Retail Chairman and CEO Dag Rasmussen will make the keynote address at the forthcoming DF&TR Summit of the Americas (10-13 April), which takes place at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, Florida.

His presentation will take place on the morning of Monday 11 April following welcoming comments from organiser the International Association of Airport and Duty Free Stores (IAADFS).

Rasmussen is expected to share his thoughts on the industry’s status quo and its recovery from the pandemic, while offering insights on how Lagardère Travel Retail has weathered the crisis together with its plans for the future.

PACKED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME

“I am delighted that Dag will be joining us as our keynote speaker to kick-off our excellent conference programme,” commented IAADFS Chairman Rene Riedi. “His depth and breadth of experience in travel retail will allow him to share some unique perspectives for our attendees.”

Michael Payne, IAADFS President and CEO, added: “Lagardère Travel Retail is a key industry player, and I know our attendees will benefit from Dag’s insights. We are honoured to have him as our keynote.”

TRBusiness will host a special regional edition of the TR Consumer Forum at 09:00 – 10:30 (local time) on Tuesday 12 April. The session will reveal the latest consumer research and traffic forecasts courtesy of m1nd-set to be followed by a discussion with leading executives who will share their perspectives on the post-pandemic recovery.

As reported, the Summit has a strong lineup of educational sessions in store that include a special regional edition of the TR Consumer Forum due to take place at 09:00 – 10:30 (local time) on Tuesday 12 April.

The 90-minute session will begin with the latest consumer research and traffic forecasts courtesy of m1nd-set,followed by a discussion with leading executives who will share their perspectives on the region’s post-pandemic recovery.

For more information on the Summit of the Americas 2022 programme, click here.

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