Eugene Barry joined Dubai Airports in 2009, and is responsible for leading and developing the company’s aeronautical and non-aeronautical revenue portfolio, covering the airport business of both Dubai International and Dubai World Central.
His portfolio includes property management, concession management, aviation business management, cargo business management, corporate communication, consumer marketing and CRM. A member of Dubai Airports’ Executive Board, Eugene is also a Director on the Board of Emirates Flight Catering.
Eugene has worked in the airport commercial industry for more than 20 years, having developed or managed airport retail operations for DFS Group (UAE), Dufry (UAE) and Dubai Duty Free. Prior to this he was involved in acquiring or developing airport retail operations for Aer Rianta International in Lebanon, Cyprus, Syria, Egypt and Qatar between 1996 and 2000. He began his airport career with Aer Rianta at Cork Airport, Ireland in 1994.