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Emirates announces key commercial movements in Africa

Posted 31 August 2021 · Add Comment

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, including in Africa.

 

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Appointments are effective 1 September 2021.

 

Khalfan Al Salami, country manager Sudan, will become manager Morocco. Khalfan joined the Emirates commercial management training programme in 2015, and went on to train further in Madrid before taking on a commercial manager role in Kuwait. Since then, he’s held the Country Manager role in Sudan.

 

Rashed Salah Al Ansari, will become country manager Sudan. Rashed has been with Emirates since 2017, holding various commercial support manager roles in Singapore and Jordan.

 

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 18 months, and today’s announcement demonstrates our commitment to build bench strength from within.”

 

 

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