Paul Neeson


Director of Retail Ireland, Aer Rianta

Paul Neeson joined ARI in 2000 working across a number of roles including Global Buying and Supply Chain Director and currently as Director Retail, Ireland.

A career retailer, Paul worked previously with Virgin Megastores as Operations Director for Northern Europe during a decade of significant expansion.

Paul is passionate about managing through people, innovation in retail and delivering an experience in Travel Retail that makes airport shopping the most enjoyable part of the traveller journey. Beyond work, Paul is a sports fanatic, adores travel and generally enjoying the finer things in life with his wife Marie and their two children.

Paul joined the ETRC Board in 2020 having worked on issues for many years with his confidante and friend, Frank O’Connell.