City Announces New CEO of Philadelphia International Airport: Atif Saeed appointed as the new CEO of the City’s Division of Aviation

Mayor Jim Kenney announced today that Atif Saeed will become the new Chief Executive Officer of the Division of Aviation, which includes Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE), effective December 1, 2022. 

“After a rigorous selection process, evaluating a diverse slate of excellent candidates, I am proud to announce Atif Saeed’s appointment as the new CEO of the Division of Aviation. Saeed’s leadership will be critical in helping enhance Philadelphia International Airport’s position as a major economic driver for the city and region, helping to support thousands of jobs,” said Mayor Jim Kenney. “Atif Saeed brings a broad background across three large hub airports including Phoenix, Atlanta and Minneapolis and I am confident that his experience across commercial, finance, and overall airport operations will be invaluable as he leads the team working to position the airport as a world class global gateway of choice for the city and the surrounding region. I also want to thank Keith Brune for stepping up into the role of interim CEO while we conducted this national search to choose a permanent candidate.”

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