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Sean Donohue


Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport

Sean Donohue serves as Chief Executive Officer of Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport. DFW Airport is the 2nd busiest airport globally for passengers and is ranked 3rd  for operations.  In his role as CEO, Mr. Donohue is responsible for the management, operation and strategic planning of the Airport.

Centered between owner cities Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW Airport connects the North Texas region with nonstop service to over 200 destinations on five continents and is consistently ranked among the best large airports for customer service.

DFW Airport is also the largest carbon neutral airport in the world and is globally recognized as a sustainability leader.  The airport has committed to achieving carbon net zero status by 2030.

DFW plays an instrumental role in the region, historically producing more than $37 billion in annual economic impact and generating an average of 60,000 jobs on the airport each year.

Mr. Donohue joined DFW International Airport in 2013, following a 28-year career in the airline industry in various executive roles with Virgin Australia Airlines and United Airlines.

Mr. Donohue serves on the executive committee of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).  In addition, he serves on the board of Atmos Energy and several boards for community organizations in the Dallas Fort Worth region.

Mr. Donohue graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Economics.

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