Emirates announces management changes across the Middle East
“Moving to a new station offers our Country Managers the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the aviation industry. Market dynamics vary in every one of our destinations creating a unique and challenging working environment,” said Ahmed Khoory, Emirates Senior Vice President Commercial Operations, Gulf, Middle East and Iran.
“These moves reinforce our commitment to the long term career development of our employees. I wish each of them the best of luck in their new stations.”
From 1st January 2011 the following moves will take effect:
Saeed Al Janahi, new Country Manager Tehran. Saeed joined Emirates in 2002 as part of the UAE National Trainee Management Programme. Saeed has spent the last two years in the role of Country Manager Syria.
Bader Hassan, new Country Manager Kuwait. Bader has been with Emirates for six years since starting with the UAE National Trainee Management Programme. Most recently Badr held the role of Country Manager Tanzania.
Nadim Lahad, new Station Manager Abu Dhabi has been with Emirates for 16 years. He has most recently held the position of Country Manager Kuwait where he was stationed for three and a half years.
Mustafa Al Jabri, another graduate of the UAE National Trainee Management Programme joined Emirates in 2005. Mustafa will now take on the role of Country Manager Syria after spending two and a half years managing operations in Oman.
The Middle East is a key market for Emirates with 201 flights operating across the region each week. The region continues to grow exponentially each year and Emirates is well placed to capitalise on this growth with a destination network of 109 cities around the globe.
Emirates currently operates to 13 destinations across the Middle East with Basra due to commence on 2 February 2011.