Dubai’s Emirates appoints new COO, CCO

MNA Business Desk: Dubai-based Emirates has announced new executive leadership appointments for its operational, commercial, and international affairs functions.

Adel Al Redha is appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) while Adnan Kazim is Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Sheikh Majid Al Mualla is Divisional Senior Vice President, International Affairs, says a press release received on Wednesday.

As Chief Operating Officer, Adel 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 been serving Emirates for last 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.

In his role as Chief Commercial Officer, Adnan Kazim is responsible for worldwide Commercial Operations, e-Commerce, the Emirates Skywards loyalty programme and Emirates SkyCargo. Kazim will continue to lead the airline’s Strategic Planning and Revenue Optimisation teams, the statement added.

Sheikh Majid Al Mualla in his new role as Divisional Senior Vice President, International Affairs will drive the airline’s government, industry, public policy, regulatory, environment and international affairs agenda. He will also lead teams that represent Emirates in government negotiations and air services talks, as well as various aviation industry bodies of which Emirates is a member.


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