Abu Dhabi Airports has appointed an acting chief executive office to bolster the company’s management.
Shareef Hashim Al Hashmi will use his background in aeronautics and advanced technologies to help Abu Dhabi Airports implement cutting-edge technologies designed to improve the passenger experience.
Shareef Al Hashmi was previously chief defence strategic programs officer,and chief information security officer of the Tawazun Economic Council.
He also previously worked at Presidential Flight and Royal Jet.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, chairman of Abu Dhabi Airports, said in a statement: "We are pleased to announce the appointment of Shareef Al Hashmi to the position of acting chief executive officer of Abu Dhabi Airports during this crucial period in our journey to becoming the world's leading airports group.
“I am confident that his excellent leadership and vast experience will empower Abu Dhabi Airports during this challenging time and further support Abu Dhabi's transformation into a destination of choice for local, regional and international travellers."
Shareef Al Hashmi said: "I am delighted to join Abu Dhabi Airports and look forward to building upon its strong foundations to further enhance its business and operations across the aviation sector."