ASUTIL and IAADFS reveal speaker lineup for 2020 Summit of the Americas

Association Sudamericana de Tiendas LibresASUTIL and IAADFS have released the full lineup of speakers for the Executive Conference Sessions at the 2020 Duty Free & Travel Retail Summit of the Americas, March 30 – April 2, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida.

The Executive Conference Sessions will take place on the mornings of Tuesday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 1, from 8:00 – 10:00 am.

Participation in the Executive Conference Sessions is open to all registered attendees.

The program includes the following topics and speakers:

Welcome and Official Opening

Rene Riedi, CEO for Division 4, Dufry Group of Companies, and Chairman, IAADFS

Gustavo Fagundes, CEO of Dufry do Brasil and Bolivia, and President, ASUTIL

The Future of Duty Free and Travel Retail in the View of the Managing Director of the Leading Category


Buyer and Supplier Panel: Today’s New Consumers

Panelists include:

Yannick Raynaud, Managing Director Duty Free & Travel Retail Americas, L’Oreal

John McDonnell, International Managing Director, Tito’s Handmade Vodka

Peter Zehnder, Head of Division Global Duty Free, Lindt

Enrique Urioste, Cluster General Manager for South America (excluding Brazil), Dufry

Moderated by Martin Moodie, The Moodie Davitt Report


The Secrets Behind Amazon’s Success and Key Changes Affecting E-Commerce

Scot Wingo, CEO, Get Spiffy, Inc.

DFWC Update on the WHO Tobacco Protocol

Sarah Branquinho, President, Duty Free World Council


When Online and Travel Retail Get Together: The Digital Journey

Peter Mohn, CEO & Co-Owner, and Anna Marchesini, Project Manager, m1nd-set


IAADFS and ASUTIL stressed that the groups appreciate the support of key sup-pliers who are returning for the 2020 Summit of the Americas.

“We are fortunate to have so many major brands participating this year from the duty free and travel retail industry in the Americas and the Caribbean,” commented IAADFS President and CEO Michael Payne.

ASUTIL Secretary-General José Luis Donagaray added, “We have a great program for our Executive Conference Sessions that will add a lot of value for attendees, plus many excellent networking events, and these features allow participating buyers and suppliers to get the most out of their attendance at the 2020 Summit of the Americas.”

The exhibitor list for the 2020 Summit of the Americas includes a wide cross-section of key suppliers offering their latest products for the duty free and travel retail industry. The 2020 floorplan can be found at     More details, including the schedule of events and information about registration and housing, can be found at