27. June 2024

François Berisot is appointed CEO of Budapest Airport


François Berisot is the new CEO of Budapest Airport Zrt., as of 6 June 2024. Mr. Berisot has more than two decades of international aviation experience, having spent the last five years as the CEO of Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade, part of VINCI Airports.

François Berisot is a highly qualified professional in the airport industry, covering operations management, commercial and market development, infrastructure renewal and expansion, strategic planning, finance and construction. He brings extensive knowledge of airport operations gained through multiple relevant roles and experience, most recently as the CEO of Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport.

Prior to that, he served as the deputy managing director and chief financial officer of TAV Construction in Turkey. Earlier, as business development project director at VINCI Airports, he was responsible for supervising major airport projects (PPPs, airport acquisitions and privatizations). Before joining VINCI Airports, he held several operational positions, including the chief operating officer of Queen Alia International Airport in Amman (Jordan).

Mr. Berisot succeeds Kam Jandu, the former CEO of Budapest Airport Zrt. who joined BUD in 2009, and previously worked for the company as aviation director and then as chief commercial officer. The company would like to thank Kam for his immeasurable contributions to BUD’s achievements.

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