Sarah Branquinho has been appointed Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Dufry and member of the Global Executive Committee, effective July 1, 2021. She will be reporting to Group CEO Julián Díaz.
In this role, Branquinho will foster and further develop the group-wide implementation of the Dufry Diversity & Inclusion Strategy.
Branquinho has worked for Dufry in different roles since 2015, and is currently president of the Duty Free World Council (DFWC). She is also the World Business Partner observer on the board of directors of ACI-Europe (Airports Council International Europe) and has held several other management and board positions in industry organ-izations such as the European Travel Retail Confederation (ETRC).
Dufry Group CEO Julián Díaz comments: “Our management team is glad to welcome Sarah Branquinho to the Global Executive Committee as Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, where she will contribute her wealth of experience and best practices in our industry to further evolve our diversity & inclusion strategy.
“Being present in 64 countries and employing people from a wide variety of nationalities, ethnicities, genders and cultures, diversity & inclusion is a success factor of growing importance.”