- Emirates today has announced several commercial leadership movements across West Asia, Africa, the GCC, and Central Asia.
- Six seasoned team members in leadership roles, all UAE Nationals, will help drive the airline’s commercial initiatives across key markets with a strategic focus on rebuilding its leadership position and growing its customer base as countries continue easing their restrictions.
- All of the new appointments are effective XNUMX September XNUMX.
Why UAE Nationals are taking over key positions at Emirates ?
Emirates is a UAE Airline based in the UAE Emirates of Dubai.
All of the movements include Emirati talent into key leadership positions, either being promoted from within the organization or through portfolio rotations, underpinning the airline’s commitment to career development and progression of its UAE Nationals.
Building Strength from within the Emirates brand
Adnan Kazim, Chief Commercial Officer, Emirates Airline said:
‘’Thanks to the strength of the Emirates brand, our laser focus on executing strategic customer and commercial initiatives, and rationally rebuilding our network based on tangible demand, the airline is well-positioned in the long-term to generate improved results as we navigate recovery. The movements within the commercial team that have been put in place significantly strengthen our management structure across key markets. We’re proud of the hard work and dedication that UAE Nationals appointed to these roles have demonstrated to tackle the challenges of the last XNUMX months, and today’s announcement demonstrates our commitment to building bench strength from within.”
Emirates new VP in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Jabr Al-Azeeby has been appointed as Vice President for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Jabr has been with Emirates for XNUMX years, previously holding Country Manager roles in Uganda, Cyprus, Thailand, Pakistan, before taking on his most recent role as Vice President, India, and Nepal.
Emirates new VP in Pakistan
Mohammed Alnahari Alhashmi has been appointed as Vice President for Pakistan. Mohammed has held several roles throughout his XNUMX-year career with Emirates, including management posts in Kuwait, Indonesia, Syria, the UAE, and most recently he held the role as Vice President for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Emirates new VP in India and Nepal
Mohammad Sarhan, who previously held the role of Vice President for Pakistan, will become Vice President, India, and Nepal. Mohammad’s first post with Emirates came in XNUMX in Cote d’Ivoire, and since then he’s held several commercial leadership roles in Vietnam, Greece, Thailand, Myanmar, and Cambodia.
Emirates Umphathi welizwe omtsha eIran
Rashed Alfajeer, Manager Morocco, will become Country Manager Iran. Rashed’s career with Emirates began in XNUMX as part of the commercial manager training program. Rashed has taken on several roles since then, including Commercial Manager Sri Lanka, District Manager Dammam and the eastern province in KSA, as well as Country Manager Tanzania.
Emirates new Country Manager in Morocco
UKhalfan Al Salami, uManejala welizwe iSudan, uza kuba nguMphathi weMorocco. U-Khalfan ujoyine inkqubo yoqeqesho lolawulo lwezorhwebo e-Emirates ngo-2015, kwaye waqhubeka nokuqeqesha eMadrid ngaphambi kokuba athathe inxaxheba kwi-Commerce Manager e-Kuwait. Ukusukela ngoko, ubambe indima yoMphathi welizwe eSudan.
Emirates Umphathi welizwe omtsha eSudan
URasheh Salah Al Ansari, uya kuba nguMphathi welizwe eSudan. U-Rash ebekunye ne-Emirates ukusukela nge-2017, ebambe iindima ezahlukeneyo zoMphathi weNkxaso kwezoRhwebo eSingapore naseJordani.
UAlain St. Ange, uMongameli weBhodi yezoKhenketho yase-Afrika ukuvuyisana noRashe Salah Al Ansari noKhalfan Al Salami kwizikhundla zabo ezitsha eMorocco naseSudan. ISt Ange ibonakalise indima ebalulekileyo edlalwa yi-Emirates kwi-Emirates edibanisa i-Afrika nezoQoqosho, ngakumbi ukhenketho nehlabathi.