NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OTG, an award-winning hospitality company focused on transforming the airport experience through exceptional customer service and groundbreaking technology, today announced the appointment of Brian Britton as company President.
Mr. Britton brings more than 15 years of operational leadership to the role, with a singular focus on delivering exceptional guest experiences in the areas of dining, entertainment, and consumer retail. He has extensive experience overseeing the daily operations and support systems of complex business units, leading product development, and executing on strategies that increase profitability and drive sales.
“We are thrilled to have Brian join the OTG family,” said Rick Blatstein, OTG’s Chief Executive Officer. “Throughout his career he has demonstrated his talent in leading teams in multiple areas, implementing strategic initiatives, and improving business performance. His background is perfectly aligned with our efforts to grow our organization, and to continue our mission of elevating the airport experience for millions of guests each year.”
Prior to joining OTG, Mr. Britton served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Levy Restaurants, a division of Compass Group, since December 2013. He led the Sports and Entertainment division, managing a team across ten restaurants and 140 sports and entertainment venues with food, beverage, concessions and retail shops. Prior to Levy Restaurants, Mr. Britton served in several roles at The Walt Disney Company. From 2009 to 2013, he was Vice President, Global Park Operations and Initiatives and served as Vice President, Labor Operations, Operations Strategy and Operations Support from 2007 to 2009. Prior to that, from 1999 to 2007, Mr. Britton was in leadership roles at several Disney theme parks, resort properties, and entertainment complexes. He holds a bachelor’s degree in systems engineering from the United States Naval Academy and a master’s degree from Harvard Business School.
Mr. Britton added, "I'm very excited to be joining the OTG family and look forward to working with Rick and the more than 4,000 crew members who transform how passengers around the world experience and enjoy the airport."
OTG is a high-growth company that is transforming the airport travel experience for millions of travelers every year. OTG combines world-class hospitality and award-winning cuisine with innovative design and state-of-the-art technology. OTG's restaurant concepts are complemented by the Company's tablet experience, which was the first of its kind in its industry. Since 1996, OTG has been redefining the guest experience in airports, transforming the way passengers interact with the terminal. The Company is currently one of the leading airport food and beverage operators in North America with more than 200 restaurant and retail locations across 10 airports.
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