Etihad Cargo announces Emirati leadership appointments

In an effort to boost its Global Customer programme and its share of the UAE home market, the new appointments fall under the cargo airline's commercial division
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(L-R): Raya Mohamed Ibrahim, head of UAE Key accounts; Bader Ahmed Al Ali, senior manager commercial for UAE home market; and Haleema Al Hosani, senior manager for Global Customer programme and Cargo Loyalty scheme.
(L-R): Raya Mohamed Ibrahim, head of UAE Key accounts; Bader Ahmed Al Ali, senior manager commercial for UAE home market; and Haleema Al Hosani, senior manager for Global Customer programme and Cargo Loyalty scheme.

Etihad Aviation Group’s cargo and logistics arm, Etihad Cargo, has announced several Emirati national appointments into key leadership positions within its commercial divisions. A key towards improving its Global Customer programme, as well as boosting its share of the UAE home market, the cargo airline announced several appointments.

The first of which is Bader Ahmed Al Ali, who has been part of Etihad Cargo since 2010 and will now serve as senior manager of Commercial for the UAE home market. Overseeing key accounts, which includes UAE-based customer and government entities, Al Ali will oversee a newly formed UAE Commercial team with several new Emirati additions. The team will include Raya Mohamed Ibrahim (UAE Key Accounts), Hessa Al Shehhi (Government Key Accounts) and Aref Al Mulla (Dubai & Northern Emirates Sales).

Over at its Global Customer program and Cargo Loyalty scheme, Haleema Al Hosani has been appointed as senior manager of both commercial programmes. Prior to being appointed into her new role, Al Hosani held positions with the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport, the Abu Dhabi Aviation Sector Development Committee and the International Civil Aviation Organization Air Transport Regulatory Panel.

Commenting on the appointments, Abdulla Mohamed Shadid, managing director Cargo and Logistics Services at Etihad Aviation Group, said: “Today Etihad is proud to see these talented Emirati individuals take up leadership positions within Etihad Cargo. Since our inception 15 years ago, Etihad Cargo has grown rapidly to cement its place as a top 20 global air cargo carrier.

“Our Global Customer program, our loyalty scheme and our UAE home market have all been key catalysts for this growth, and today’s key Emirati appointments are a further signal of our commitment to better serve these segments while developing our top Emirati talents into key leadership positions”.

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