Emirates Group readies for next growth phase with senior executive appointments

- 19 executives promoted, including 8 UAE nationals, demonstrating the bench strength of UAE talent and internally developed talent at the Emirates Group

- 6 women added to the Group’s senior executive ranks

Dubai, UAE, 22 February 2024 – Emirates Group has announced a raft of senior appointments as the organisation readies itself for its next phase of growth, promoting 19 executives including 8 UAE nationals, and 6 women.

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group said: “Keeping pace with Dubai’s vision, the Emirates Group has also set clear and ambitious plans for its fleet, network, and business growth for the next 15 years. To effectively execute these plans, the Group is strengthening its executive bench, together with internal organisational alignment and enhancements. I am pleased to announce these senior appointments, all of whom are long-serving leaders within the organisation who continue to contribute to the growth and success of Emirates and dnata.”

The appointments, effective 1 March 2024 are:
Adel Al RedhaDeputy President and Chief Operations Officer
Adnan Kazim Deputy President and Chief Commercial Officer
Steve Allen         Chief Executive Officer, dnata
Michael DoersamChief Financial and Group Services Officer
Boutros Boutros              Executive VP - Corporate Communications, Marketing and Brand 
Nabil Sultan                      Executive VP - Passenger Sales and Country Management
Oliver Grohmann             Executive VP - Human Resources
Richard JewsburyExecutive VP - Corporate and Customer Experience Planning
Anand Lakshminarayanan       Divisional Senior VP - Order Management and Revenue Optimisation
Amira Al Awadhi                  Senior VP - HR Operations and Systems
Amira Al FalasiSenior VP - Training and Development
Hanna Al AwadhiSenior VP - dnata Business Support
Manal Al Soori                     Senior VP - Group Recruitment
Masooma HassanSenior VP - Airline Business Support
Musa Faisal                            Senior VP - Operations Research and Effectiveness
Valerie Tan                         Senior VP - Corporate Communications, CSR and Media Affairs
Rogerio Leao                       Divisional VP - Fleet Planning
Trevor Chong                      Divisional VP - Route Planning
Shannon Scott                     VP - Sustainability and Environment