SSP America has appointed Oscar Hernandez as regional vice president of operations. In this position Hernandez will be responsible for strengthening SSP America’s relationships with its airport partners throughout the Western and Southwestern regions of the United States.
During his 22-year operator career, Hernandez has held positions with Brinker International Restaurants and Darden Restaurants. Most recently, Hernandez was executive vice president of operations at Areas USA.
“SSP America’s growth is nothing short of phenomenal, and I am so glad to be part of this talented team, who are so passionate about bringing a taste of place to the airports we serve,” says Hernandez. “I want to work closely with our on-site teams to focus on the fundamentals of restaurant excellence and ensure we are instilling a unique and collective sense of passion for our brands in a way that truly offers passengers a reflection of each region’s culinary spirit.”