Subscribe Free
in People

Emirates appoints UAE Nationals to key management roles

Posted 13 February 2018 · Add Comment

Emirates has made several management appointments within its outstation commercial operations team.

The changes place top Emirati talent in key country management positions in the Far East and Africa. The commercial appointments further demonstrate the airline’s commitment to strengthening its strategic direction and commercial position within these markets.

The new appointments will see three UAE National commercial managers take on leadership roles in Japan, Malaysia and Zambia.

Thierry Antinori, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Emirates Airline said: “The combined commercial expertise and industry knowledge our UAE Nationals bring to each role will be essential to meeting our challenges, and advancing new business development opportunities as we continue to develop and grow our operations in Japan, Malaysia and Zambia. Investing in our people is core to our strategy, and we are lucky to have tremendous resources within the commercial team to take on these roles.”

Salem Al-Marri, will take on the role as the new Country Manager for Japan. In his new role, Salem will further Emirates' mission to grow its brand domestically and to become the preferred airline for travellers in Japan.

Abdalla Al Zamani has been appointed Country Manager, Malaysia, and will lead growth efforts across the country. Abdulla becomes the first Emirati to take on the role of Country Manager for Malaysia.

Mohammad Bin Hafiz has been appointed as Manager Zambia. Mohammad joined Emirates February 2010 as a Commercial Support Manager and was then appointed as District Manager Riyadh in 2013. In March 2014, Mohammad was promoted to Manager Morocco. He then joined the National Military Service in January 2016, where he served his term until January this year.

Abdalla Al Zamani

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Captains fantastic

With airlines growing around the world, pilots are in demand and the training industry is rapidly expanding to meet expectations. Dave Calderwood reviews the Middle East’s progress, including cockpit-ready first officers.

More control, less waiting - top priorities for passengers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the results of its 2019 Global Passenger Survey showing that passengers are looking to technology to improve their travel experience.

Turkish Aerospace to attend Seoul International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition

Turkish Aerospace will participate in Seoul International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition for the first time, between 15-20 October 2019.

Etihad and Air Arabia to launch new low-cost carrier

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) has signed a partnership deal with Air Arabia to launch a new low-cost carrier called Air Arabia Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi Airports welcomes new Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to Abu Dhabi International

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will cater to the growing low-cost travel market through its hub in Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Bahrain Airport Company renumbers aircraft parking stands

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), renumbered BIA’s aircraft parking stands, bringing Bahrain’s gateway further in line with international standards.

AVMENA20 SK1309100620
See us at
BIDEC BT0108301019DIAC19_BT0509161119AVAFA20BT2607050320Global Aircraft Maintenance BT0910061119Dubai AS BT2006211119AVMENA20 BT1309100620