Objectives & Activities

The objectives of the Airline Catering Association are :

  • to represent, promote, and defend the common interests of its members in particular, and of the airline catering industry in general.
  • To monitor relevant regulatory initiatives and inform its members about those.

ACA may develop or carry out, alone or in collaboration with third parties all activities related to the realization of those objectives, including:

  • Addressing legislative and regulatory issues concerning the airline catering industry
  • Identifying, studying and solving problems of public interest connected with the airlines catering industry, such as the protection of the environment, health and safety
  • Representing and promoting its members at, as well as collaborating with, the appropriate national and international organisations, institutions, agencies, groups and industries as it sees fit
  • Developing common positions that befit its members’ interests
  • Participating in and organising relevant events
  • Organising and directing committees or working groups
  • Publishing or financing studies, articles and reports as deemed necessary, as well as using any relevant media
  • Keeping the members informed about policy and legislative developments, actual or potentially relevant

The Airline Catering Association may engage in any activities aiming at attaining the objectives mentioned above, including the provision of services to its members. It cannot however, carry out activities with a profit motive or activities aiming at restricting or distorting competition.

ACA Governance

Strategic Committee

Erdmann Rauer
(Chairman) CEO
LSG Group

Robin Padgett
Chief Executive
dnata Catering

Attila Doğudan
CEO
DO & CO

Xavier Rossinyol
CEO
Gategroup

Olivier Sadran
Co-president
Newrest

Board of directors

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Roland Maurhofer
(Chairman) Chief Legal Officer
Gategroup

Mark Elly
Chief Counsel & Company Secretary
dnata Catering

Daniela Schrenk
Group Legal Department
DO & CO

Jan-Peter Ross
Head of Legal Corporate Affairs & Compliance
LSG Group

Xavier Palaise
General Secretary
Newrest

Secretariat

Fabio Gamba
Managing Director
ACA