HKG Duty Free

Mission Statement

Maintain constant vigilance analyzing ongoing market conditions and trends with primary focus expeditiously seizing new commercial opportunities diversifying our company portfolio expanding reach in various territories both domestic and international further developing partnerships with purveyors, clients and consumers always striving to maximize financial investments, services rendered by business channel, consistently achieving to grow and cultivate business and customer relationships.

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HKG Commercial Objectives

  • Additional US Southern Border DFS Expansion in Texas Market including Del Rio and Eagle Pass activations
  • US Airport Duty Free and Duty Paid Concession Development<
  • US Northern Border Crossing Development
  • Mexico Interior and Airport Market Development
  • Central & South America Border Crossing Market Development
  • Caribbean Local, Cruise Terminal, and Airport Market Development
  • US Domestic Retail and Commercial Development
  • Private label product development in tobacco, spirits, beauty, and electronic categories
  • Brand Partnerships expanding listings, exclusivities, and investments

HK Global Trading Ltd Executive and Key Team Members

Ross Khaledi, Owner

Ross Khaledi

29 years experience in family commercial ventures developing and steering retail portfolio encompassing trading, distribution for major electronic brands, Airport FBO, currency exchange, dealership, trucking, and market positioning for southern border duty free business operating in Texas, Arizona, California, Mexico, and Panama. In addition, the family business retains successful construction company specializing in residential and commercial land development located in Laredo, Texas along with properties retained internationally in Mexico, and Panama markets.

Shahram Khaledi, Owner

Shahram Khaledi

29 years experience in family commercial ventures which initially included retail business, Airport FBO, currency exchange, dealership, trucking, and electronic distribution portfolio located in Texas eventually expanding duty free business opening retail locations along the US Southern Border now encompassing commercial ventures in Texas, Arizona, and California and internationally in Mexico and Panama. In addition, the family business retains successful construction company specializing in residential and commercial development located in Laredo, Texas along with properties retained in Mexico and Panama markets. Attended the University of Texas.

Alan Huxtable, Vice President of Business Development

Alan Huxtable

31 years experience in air travel industry including retail, duty free , resort, and event concession management encompassing operations, procurement, and commercial business development in high-level executive roles. Market territories include US, Mexican, Canadian, and Caribbean Airports, Cruise Terminals, and local market resort venues. Prior affiliations with Dufry Travel Group, Duty Free Caribbean Holdings, Weitnauer Trading Ltd, Delaware North Company, Kennedy Space Center Visitors Center-Florida, and ARA Services. Attended the University of Maryland-Overseas, and Bellevue College. Joined HK Global Trading Ltd in 2011.