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Patrick Heck Chief Commercial Officer at Denver International Airport


Patrick Heck is the Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice President for Global Development at Denver International Airport (DEN), the 6th busiest airport in the United States. In this role, he is responsible for all airport commercial revenue programs including the retail, food and beverage,commercial property, car rental, parking and ground transportation businesses. He is also in charge of airline affairs and air service development. Heck returned to DEN in 2016 after serving five years as the airport’s Chief Financial Officer from 2009 to 2014.Prior to his return to DEN, Heck served as the Vice President of Commercial for Manchester Airports Group USA, leading the parking and public‐private partnership aspects of the business. He was also the Chief Financial Officer for Continuum Partners, a Denver‐based real estate development firm previous to that. Heck began his nearly 20‐year aviation career at United Airlines, holding several positions in finance, operations and sales and marketing.A Colorado native, Heck earned a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Chicago, and a Bachelor of Arts in public policy and music from the University of Denver.

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