Lars Croné has more than 35 years of experience in the airline and airport industry worldwide, including senior positions in large corporations such as SAS Service Partner, Gate Gourmet International and SSP.
He was also a board member of ACI World Business Partner, and Vice Chairman of its European Division.
Throughout his career Lars has spent a considerable time in Asian countries, setting up and managing businesses in both developing and emerging markets. He has spent the past seven years concentrating on Cambodia and other nearby Southeast Asia countries.
He is currently the Managing Director of EMCAT, the Airport Food & Beverage Alliance incorporated in Singapore, which today operates in excess of 50 F&B outlets in ten airports in Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar and Laos.
EMCAT has a clear growth strategy and intends to expand its footprint to further Southeast Asia countries – such as Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines – in the coming years.