Emirates Group Elevates 19 Executives, Signifying Strong Emphasis on UAE Talent and Gender Diversity

Emirates Group Elevates 19 Executives, Signifying Strong Emphasis on UAE Talent and Gender Diversity

  • 19 executives promoted, including 8 UAE nationals, demonstrating the bench strength of UAE talent and internally developed talent at the Emirates Group
  • 6 women added to the Group’s senior executive ranks

(IN SHORT) The Emirates Group announces the promotion of 19 executives, reflecting its commitment to nurturing UAE talent and fostering gender diversity within its leadership ranks. Notably, 8 UAE nationals and 6 women have been appointed to senior positions, showcasing the organization’s dedication to internal talent development and inclusivity. HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, emphasizes the importance of these appointments in alignment with Dubai’s vision for growth and prosperity, as well as the Group’s ambitious plans for future expansion. Effective from March 1, 2024, these appointments highlight the Group’s efforts to strengthen its executive bench and ensure alignment with its long-term strategic objectives.

(PRESS RELEASE) Dubai, UAE, 2024-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Group has announced a slate of senior appointments as the organisation readies itself for its next phase of growth, promoting 19 executives including 8 UAE nationals, and 6 women.

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group said: “Keeping pace with Dubai’s vision for growth and prosperity, the Emirates Group has also set clear and ambitious plans for fleet, network, and business growth for the next 15 years. To effectively execute these plans, the Group is strengthening its executive bench, together with internal business and operational alignment. I am pleased to announce these senior appointments, all of whom are long-serving leaders within the organisation who continue to contribute to the growth and success of Emirates and dnata.”

The appointments, effective 1 March 2024 are:
Adel Al Redha Deputy President and Chief Operations Officer
Adnan Kazim Deputy President and Chief Commercial Officer
Steve Allen Chief Executive Officer, dnata
Michael Doersam Chief Financial and Group Services Officer
Boutros Boutros Executive VP – Marketing, Brand and Corporate Communications
Nabil Sultan Executive VP – Passenger Sales and Country Management
Oliver Grohmann Executive VP – Human Resources
Richard Jewsbury Executive VP – Corporate and Customer Experience Planning
Anand Lakshminarayanan Divisional Senior VP – Order Management and Revenue Optimisation
Amira Al Awadhi Senior VP – HR Operations and Systems
Amira Al Falasi Senior VP – Training and Development
Hana Al Awadhi Senior VP – dnata Business Support
Manal Al Soori Senior VP – Group Recruitment
Masooma Hassan Senior VP – Airline Business Support
Musa Faisal Senior VP – Operations Research and Effectiveness
Valerie Tan Senior VP – Corporate Communications, CSR and Media Affairs
Rogerio Leao Divisional VP – Fleet Planning
Trevor Chong Divisional VP – Route Planning
Shannon Scott VP – Sustainability and Environment

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The Emirates story started in 1985 when we launched operations with just two aircraft. Today, we fly the world’s biggest fleets of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s, offering our customers the comforts of the latest and most efficient wide-body aircraft in the skies.

We inspire travelers around the world with our growing network of worldwide destinations, industry leading inflight entertainment, regionally inspired cuisine, and world-class service.

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Source: Emirates