May 23, 2013 Houston, TX – Amit Rikhy has been appointed Vice President, Acquisitions for ADC&HAS Airports Worldwide, the U.S. based leading global operator and investor in airports. In his new position, Mr. Rikhy will be a key member of ADC&HAS' executive management team and focus on existing and future business development and acquisition efforts, including leading the execution of the Company's public private partnership (PPP) and corporate acquisition efforts.
In making the announcement, Jeff Scheferman, CEO of ADC&HAS stated: "We are delighted to have Amit join The Company. His experience, relationships and in depth knowledge of the industry will be a significant asset to The Company's continued growth as leading investor in and operator of airports globally. We look forward to his many contributions." Mr. Rikhy stated: "I am excited about the opportunity to join a world class management team. ADC&HAS has already established itself as leading equity operator and I look forward to the opportunity to contributing to the Company's global growth."
Prior to joining ADC&HAS, Mr. Rikhy was Vice President, Business Development for Vantage Airport Group, where, as a member of Vantage's executive management team, he led all aspects of airport PPPs, acquisition, development, financial, air service marketing and commercial management initiatives. Mr. Rikhy also served on a number of airport boards while at Vantage.
He brings over 20 years of leadership experience in the sourcing and execution of investments, asset management, operational improvement, stakeholder relations and governance to his new position at ADC&HAS. Mr. Rikhy has a master's degree in business from The Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor's degree in economics from The University of Virginia.
ADC&HAS is a privately-held, multi-national company with a proven track record of successful investment, development and operation of airports. ADC&HAS brings together the operational DNA and technical resources of The Houston Airport System, the fourth largest airport system in the U.S. and sixth largest in the world, serving more than 50 million annual passengers and the financial strength of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System ("OMERS"), one of Canada's largest pension plans. Additional information can be found on www.adchas.com.