Airport retailing development veteran Iris Messina has joined HMSHost as vice president of business development, where she will be responsible for supporting the company’s long-term business development at airports throughout North America.
Messina comes over from Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, where she worked on business development leasing activity for the airport division, including master planning, prospecting, negotiations and relationship management.
Messina recently joined the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) Board of Directors and is also a member of both the Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) and the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).
“We are delighted to welcome Iris into the HMSHost family,” says HMSHost Executive Vice President of Business Development Derryl Benton in a statement. “This is an exciting time for her to be joining HMSHost to help build on our mission to bring world class dining experiences to airports and travelers in North America.”