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Emirates announces new senior exec appointments to drive growth

Adel Al Redha is appointed chief operating officer, Adnan Kazim as chief commercial officer and Sheikh Majid Al Mualla as divisional senior vice president, international affairs

Emirates announces new senior exec appointments to drive growth
Emirates has announced new executive leadership appointments for its operational, commercial and international affairs functions.

Emirates on Wednesday announced new executive leadership appointments for its operational, commercial and international affairs functions.

Adel Al Redha has been appointed chief operating officer, Adnan Kazim as chief commercial officer and Sheikh Majid Al Mualla as divisional senior vice president, international affairs.

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman and CEO of Emirates Airline and Group, said: “Adel, Adnan and Sheikh Majid are all experienced members of the Emirates leadership team with strong expertise in their respective areas and proven leadership abilities.

"Each brings deep and diverse experiences from different areas of the airline business, and I am confident that they will continue to drive the airline’s future growth and strengthen Emirates’ presence, agility, and focus across the globe.

"These roles are strategically important to growing our customer base and developing our commercial strategies, delivering the best experiences across customer touchpoints, and progressing our business objectives through engaging with governments, regulators and key industry bodies around the world.”

As COO, Al Redha is at the helm of all operational departments - Flight Operations, Service Delivery, Airport Services, Emirates Engineering, Crew manpower, aircraft procurement and the Emirates Flight Training Academy; as well as worldwide network operations including crisis response.

Al Redha, who has worked for Emirates for 31 years, will oversee operational efficiency and effectiveness across the airline, and work closely with other members of the executive leadership team to drive improved performance across the business.

As chief commercial officer, Kazim is responsible for worldwide Commercial Operations, e-commerce, the Emirates Skywards loyalty programme and Emirates SkyCargo.

Al Mualla will drive the airline’s government, industry, public policy, regulatory, environment and international affairs agenda.

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