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Emirates appoints new positions in Africa

Posted 7 January 2019 · Add Comment

Emirates has announced new appointments to its commercial operations team in Africa.

 

Highlighting the importance of the new appointments to support Emirates’ efforts to strengthen its business in the Middle East and Africa, Thierry Antinori, Emirates’ Executive vice president and chief commercial officer said: “As we continue to develop our operations in the Middle East, GCC and Africa, the unique backgrounds, experience and skills of each newly appointed member of our commercial team will further strengthen our commercial and business operations and drive our strategic initiatives in a new year of growth. Their experience will also be instrumental as we focus on executing many of our commercial initiatives to pursue revenue opportunities, improve margin performance, as well as capture new consumer segments.”

Nasser Bahlooq will be Manager Zimbabwe. Nasser joined the UAE National Commercial Management Programme in 2015, and was selected to manage the airline’s commercial activities in Yinchuan, China and most recently Yangon, Myanmar where he supported the route launch activities of the linked route to Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Khalfan Al Salami, will hold the role of manager Sudan. Khalfan joined Emirates in 2015 as part of the UAE national commercial management programme, taking on further training and development in Emirates’ station in Madrid and most recently held the role of commercial support manager Kuwait.

Khalfan Al Salami

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