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
Latest News

Emirates introduces A380 on Riyadh route

Emirates is introducing the first scheduled Airbus A380 service to Riyadh, effective 21 April 2019. Riyadh will be the 51st destination to join the Emirates A380 network.

Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine achieves 10 million flying hours

The Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine, which entered service in 1987, recently reached 10 million flying hours in nearly five million flights.

Airbus will participate at Turkey’s IDEF 2019

Airbus will attend Turkey’s IDEF 2019, 14th International Defence Industry Fair, held in Istanbul from April 30 to May 3.

Export Bahrain partners with Gulf Air Cargo to offer special discounts on cargo exports

Export Bahrain has signed an exclusive partnership with Gulf Air’s Falcon Cargo to provide SMEs in the Kingdom of Bahrain, exporting their goods to the tune of 100 kilograms or above, with special discount of up to 40% on their cargo

Could Al Ain be the UAE’s sleeping superstar?

Al Ain International Airport is poised for growth – cargo is already expanding and the search is on for more passenger traffic, as Alan Dron discovered.

EgyptAir takes delivery of second B787-9 Dreamliner

EgyptAir’s second B787-9 Dreamliner has arrived today at Cairo International Airport. The aircraft is slated to operate flights from Cairo to Frankfurt by April 22nd.

Connect MEIA SK1402010519
See us at
ACCA19_BT2141218280219Connect MEIA BT1402010519