She will be based at ACI World in Montreal, Canada.

Ohayon, a bilingual communications, finance and marketing professional, joins ACI following her 18-year tenure in communications and event management at the International Air Transport Association (IATA). At IATA, her primary responsibility was to ensure that the association's goals, mission and positions were well disseminated to promote the benefits of a safe and sustainable aviation industry as a catalyst of economic growth.

Ohayon also served as Director of Communications at Canada Steamship Lines and as Senior Counselor for the public relations firm Cohn and Wolfe. She has an extensive business background, including holding senior-level positions in finance and marketing. She succeeds Cheryl Marcell, who left ACI in June to become Deputy Director for Business Development at Norman Y.Mineta San Jose International Airport.

Martine Ohayon holds a Bachelor of Administration with a Specialty in Finance from Les Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC).