Emirates Announces New Senior Management Appointments


Emirates Announces New Senior Management Appointments

LONDON, UK – 26 June 2013 – Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, recently announced new appointments to senior management roles within the organisation which mirror the company’s growth and expansion.

Adel Al Redha has been named Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Operations Officer, responsible for Engineering, Flight Operations, Service Delivery and Airport Services.  Al Redha has been with Emirates since 1988 and previously served as EVP Engineering and Ops and has held several other roles within the organisation.  Thierry Antinori has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer responsible for Commercial Operations, Revenue Optimisation, Skywards, Destination and Leisure Management and Emirates SkyCargo. With more than 25 years in the aviation industry, he joined Emirates in 2011 as EVP of Passenger Sales Worldwide.

Nabil Sultan, who has held numerous commercial roles in his 20 years with Emirates, has been appointed Divisional Senior Vice President (DSVP), Emirates SkyCargo. He takes over from Ram Menen, who retired from Emirates in early June. He previously served as DSVP for Revenue Optimisation and Distribution.  Richard Jewsbury assumes the role of DSVP Revenue Optimisation and Distribution after serving as Senior Vice President (SVP) Commercial, Europe & Russian Federation.

Adnan Kazim takes on the role of DSVP, Planning, Aeropolitical and Industry Affairs a move from his role as DSVP Planning & Research. Salem Obaidalla, formerly SVP Australasia assumes the role of SVP Aeropolitical and Industry Affairs.

Hubert Frach, will assume the newly created role of DSVP, Commercial Operations West after serving as SVP Global Sales.  Barry Brown will assume the newly created role of DSVP Commercial Operations East a move from his most recent role as Vice President, Australia.

In addition, Paul Starrs has been named SVP, Global Sales, Ramesh Venkat has been named SVP, Revenue Optimisation, Systems and Procedures, and Will Lofberg has been named Vice President, International, Government and Environment Affairs.

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