Senior Vice President – Retail Sales Dubai Duty Free
Sean Staunton is responsible for the retail outlets of Dubai Duty Free, having joined the company in 2000 in the position of Retail Sales Manager. In 2004 he was promoted to the position of Operations Manager and was named Vice President for Operations in July 2011.
Prior to joining Dubai Duty Free, Sean worked with Aer Rianta International for 10 years working in such locations as Dublin, Cork, Shannon, Moscow, Kuwait, Bahrain, Syria and Qatar. He was responsible for the set-up of Damascus Duty Free and Qatar Duty Free during that time and has been working in the Middle East since 1994.
In September 2016, Sean was named Dubai Duty Free Senior Vice President for Retail Sales.
Sean is presently the President of the Middle East & Africa Duty Free Association (MEADFA), former Chairman of the Dubai Irish Society and President of Dubai Celts Gaelic Athletic Association.