ORE. (Mar. 10, 2014) – Airport Concessions Industry Honors PDX’s Walt Froman
International Airport’s Walt Froman was recognized this week as one of the best
airport concessions managers in North America.
Port of Portland senior manager of concessions marketing and operations,
received the 2013 Property Manager of the Year award as part of the Airport
Revenue News Best Airport & Concessions Awards.
year, ARN solicits nominations for the awards from airport professionals across
North America. Froman was one of 28 nominees, and was selected by his peers along
with co-winner Randy Goodman, general manager, concessions development, Houston
has worked at PDX for 15 years and has consistently surpassed the expectations
of his team and the tenants that he supports,” said Vince Granato, Port of
Portland chief operating officer. “Walt is well known throughout the industry
for his dedication, business savvy, and his ability to get positive results. Walt
has great pride in our concessions program and works to ensure our PDX tenants
and the Port are successful.”
tallies more than 40 years of experience in the retail industry, including his
work at PDX. Among Froman’s positions prior to PDX, included service as general
manager of Lloyd Center in Portland, and general manager of Vancouver Mall in
the past 18 years, ARN has covered timely and pertinent issues impacting
non-aviation revenues at airports. The monthly magazine is primarily focused on
revenue trends, strategies, noteworthy developments, emerging opportunities and
legislative updates of the airport industry, as well as the businesses that
operate within them.
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