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Oct 24, 2016

HMSHost Recognized with New Hampshire Employment Leadership Award

MANCHESTER, NH — HMSHost at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport was recognized by the state of New Hampshire with the 2016 Employment Leadership Award. The award is presented each year to New Hampshire employers who recognize the skills and contributions that people with disabilities bring to the workforce and who have adopted inclusive policies and hiring practices that allow people with disabilities to fairly compete for employment.

“HMSHost is dedicated to diversity within our workforce and we are thrilled to be honored for our employment practices with the 2016 Employment Leadership Award,” said Neil Thomson, Vice President of Operations at HMSHost. “HMSHost employs more than 100 associates at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport and we are proud of the work we do to recognize the skills and contributions that people with disabilities bring to our team.”

At Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, and throughout its global operations, HMSHost empowers all individuals, including people with disabilities, to gain confidence in their own abilities by challenging their current skill sets while being accommodating to diverse learning abilities. With that, the HMSHost Manchester-Boston Regional Airport operations team is committed to providing professional training to help give ambitious applicants from the Manchester area their first opportunity in the restaurant industry.

“We want to congratulate John Mongiello and the entire HMSHost team on being awarded the 2016 Employment Leadership Award for their commitment to diversity in the workforce,” said Airport Director Mark Brewer. “We are proud of the partnership we share with HMSHost and want to thank them for their dedicated service to our customers.\"

In the Manchester region, HMSHost has worked locally for many years with New England’s New Employment Options, Catholic Charities, and The Moore Center, as well as the other area agencies that assist persons with disabilities and veterans with job placement opportunities. Through our work with these organizations, HMSHost has brought on great talent that has helped contribute to its successful operations at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

HMSHost was formally recognized at the Eighth Annual State-wide Employer Recognition Ceremony held October 13 in Manchester, NH. For employment opportunities visit HMSHost’s career page.

About HMSHost
Global restaurateur HMSHost is a world leader in creating dining for travel venues. HMSHost operates locations all over North America, and is part of Autogrill Group, the world's leading provider of food & beverage services for people on the move. Visit for more information.