Emirates Shuffles Its Commercial Team around the Globe

More Dubai to Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires Flights on Emirates

Dubai-based Emirates Airlines has announced new movements in its commercial teams across Europe, Africa, and East Asia. The move is meant to position emerging UAE National talent in some of Emirates’ key aviation markets.

It is also meant to help the airline achieve its short–, medium—, and long-term goals through navigating various challenges and opportunities.  

Adnan Kazim, Deputy President and Chief Commercial Officer at Emirates, said:

We take pride in developing exceptional Emirati talent within our workforce and are committed to supporting their career progression and advancing their leadership capabilities.

Six prospective leaders will be well-positioned to capitalize on opportunities and overcome industry challenges in their respective markets through the new rotation. I’m confident that our newly appointed managers will gain new experiences and use their existing knowledge and skills to support our current and future strategies as we continue to expand our global operations.”

Emirates’ commercial team members assuming new roles, effective immediately, include:

  • Mohammed Alqassim: previously Country Manager Cyprus, has become Country Manager in Cambodia
  • Ahmad Tamim: previously Country Manager of Ivory Coast, has become  Country Manager of Cyprus
  • Adnan Almarzooqi:  previously Commercial Support Manager South Africa, has become  Country Manager Ivory Coast
  • Mohamed Taher: previously Commercial Support Manager Egypt, has become  Manager Uganda
  • Sultan Alriyami: previously Manager of Taiwan, has become Area Manager in Hong Kong
  • Nasser Bahlooq: previously Area Manager Hong Kong, has become Manager Taiwan

Through its commercial outstation program, Emirates strategically cultivates opportunities for UAE Nationals to expand their skill sets and expertise across various roles.

The program also aims to support the professional growth of the airline’s Emirati workforce while enabling them to build meaningful and long-term connections with business partners and stakeholders across its network.

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Juergen T Steinmetz

Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1977).
He founded eTurboNews in 1999 as the first online newsletter for the global travel tourism industry.

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