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Benjamin Barrocas

Country Manager USA & Canada, International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Ben Barrocas began his aviation career in 1987 with Trans World Airlines’ flight operations department as an Aircraft Router. Ben later moved to TWA’s corporate headquarters in Manhattan and then to Mt. Kisco NY where he joined TWA’s revenue management department where he managed TWA’s hub markets through 1990. Ben joined United Airlines in July of 1993 and became its Managing Director for Latin America and the Caribbean in March of 2003. Ben held various positions during his 13-year tenure at United’s Latin America division, which included Account Executive for Corporate Sales, Manager for General Sales Agents in Latin America and the Caribbean, Manager for Business Development, Regional Sales Manager, and Managing Director for Latin America and the Caribbean. Ben joined IATA in 2006 and is currently IATA’s Country Manager for the USA and Canada. Prior to this role, Ben was Head of Sales and Marketing for the Americas. Ben Barrocas holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Business Administration from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Masters in International Business degree from Nova Southeastern University.