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February 22, 2011
This February on KERA’s CEO with Lee Cullum
DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Who’s the executive tasked with turning DFW Airport’s new vision into reality? Jeff Fegan, CEO of DFW International Airport, talks with KERA host, Lee Cullum, for this month’s episode of CEO. Fegan discusses the new services planned at the airport as well as the massive renovations taking place over the next several years. “It will really change how DFW looks and feels,” says Fegan. “I think the potential is extraordinary.” Also discussed are the continuing stream of challenges that exist when one is at the helm of the world’s third-busiest airport.
KERA’s CEO features insightful discussions with successful North Texas business leaders from the corporate and not-for-profit sectors about what it takes to make a company successful in today’s global marketplace and changing economy. The February episode featuring Jeff Fegan airs Friday, February 25 at 7:00 p.m. on KERA TV with rebroadcasts Sunday, February 27 at 11:30 a.m. and Monday, February 28 at 10:30 p.m. CEO can be heard at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 27, 2011, on KERA FM. Following the initial on-air broadcast, the half-hour program will be available on www.kera.org/ceo. Previous CEO episodes are available on demand at www.kera.org/ceo.
CEO is sponsored by Southwest Securities, Dell Perot System and the University of Texas at Dallas School of Management. For more information about DFW International Airport visit www.dfwairport.com.
ABOUT JEFFREY P. FEGAN
Jeffrey P. Fegan serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport, overseeing the third-busiest airport in the world. Mr. Fegan has served as CEO since 1994, functioning as the chief administrator and executive officer of the DFW Airport Board and recommending policies to the Board for planning, constructing, maintaining, operating and regulating the Airport. He previously served the airport as Deputy Executive Director of Finance and Administration, and as Director and Assistant Director of Planning and Engineering. Mr. Fegan joined DFW Airport in December 1984 as Chief Planner.
In 2010, Airport Revenue News, a leading airport industry publication, named Mr. Fegan as its Airport Director of the Year for North America. Mr. Fegan is an Accredited Airport Executive, a member of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), and the American Institute of Certified Planners. He is past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA).
Host Lee Cullum conducts insightful discussions with successful North Texas business leaders from the corporate and not-for-profit sectors about what it takes to make a company successful in today’s global marketplace and changing economy. CEO episodes are available on-demand at www.kera.org/ceo.
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