Jackie McDonagh is an executive level retail professional with 25 years of experience. She has spent seven years with Aer Rianta International (ARI), a leading travel retailer with outlets around the world. Since 2017, Jackie has held the role of General Manager and Director of ARI North America and is on the board of directors for ARI Caribbean.
Previously, she was the General Manager of ARI Ireland. While there, she led the team to a number of notable achievements, including winning Best Airport Retailer at the Frontier Awards and The Moodie Davitt Report Dreamstore award. Since joining ARI North America she has overseen the growth of the business by 30%, won FDFA Best Canadian Airport Duty Free Company for four consecutive years, and Best Airport in the Americas for two consecutive years as well as Best Travel Retailer in the Americas 2020. ARI opened a new store in Quebec City, and introduced several new brands and refurbishments to ARI’s Canadian stores.